locum

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Related to Locum doctor: locum tenens
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Noun1.locum - someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession
backup man, fill-in, reliever, stand-in, backup, substitute, relief - someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
Translations
نائِب طَبيب
-kynězástupce
vikar
staîgengill
laikinas pavaduotojas
doctor vekili

locum

[ˈləʊkəm] N (also locum tenens) (Brit) (frm) → interino/a m/f

locum

[ˈləʊkəm] n (= doctor) → médecin mf suppléant

locum (tenens)

n (Brit) → Vertreter(in) m(f)

locum

[ˈləʊkəm] n (doctor) → medico sostituto; (priest) → vicario

locum

(ˈləukəm) noun
a person who takes the place of another (especially a doctor, dentist etc) for a time.
References in periodicals archive ?
The amount forked out by NHS Lothian is believed to be one of the highest ever payments to a locum doctor.
Pirzada is also accused of falsely representing that he was a qualified general practitioner so he could work as a locum doctor.
Dr Daniel Ubani, a locum doctor from Germany, was on his first shift for a GP out-of-hours service provider when he injected Mr Gray on February 16, 2008.
Ms Munro said on one occasion she was treated as though she was "worthless" by the management for more than 18 months, after she was verbally abused by a locum doctor in front of other staff, patients and families.
The open questions concentrated on the locum doctor's professional biography and on their professional behaviour and cooperation with core staff and superiors in hospitals.
In a separate agenda item going before ABMU's health board on Thursday, bosses have been told that locum doctor pay limits must implemented, more nurses and doctors recruited to cut expensive agency costs, and patients' hospital stays reduced.
The 45-year-old allegedly worked as locum doctor while suspended and on sickness.
Following Professor Marcus Longley's report into NHS workforce and the Welsh Government's cabinet papers stating that 'the current provision is more expensive to run', I would say that the case for a NHS locum doctor bank is now even stronger.
But when she was diagnosed with lung cancer, a locum doctor at Northampton General Hospital told the grandma she would have to live long enough to get a scan.
RELATIVES of a pensioner who died when given a fatal pain relief overdose by a foreign locum doctor have received a pounds 40,000 payout.
In 30ft-high seas, the locum doctor for the island of Hoy was airlifted by Coastguard helicopter from the RNLI's Longhope lifeboat to the 42,000-tonne tanker, FR8 Venture, where she stabilised a badly injured crewman.
It said the practice, which has surgeries in Mintlaw, Stuartfield and Maud, had tried to secure cover but had been "let down" by a locum doctor.