locum


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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 classic literature ?
“He was reared in the family of my grandfather; served him for many years during their campaigns at the West, where he became attached to the woods; and he was left here as a kind of locum tenens on the lands that old Mohegan (whose life my grandfather once saved) induced the Delawares to grant to him when they admitted him as an honorary member of their tribe.
The initials L.S., commonly appended to signatures of legal documents, mean locum sigillis , the place of the seal, although the seal is no longer used -- an admirable example of conservatism distinguishing Man from the beasts that perish.
"You must remember," said Summerlee, sourly, "that I have a large class in London who are at present at the mercy of an extremely inefficient locum tenens.
She explained that her husband was a curate, a good deal older than herself, who had difficulty in getting permanent work since vicars wanted young men to assist them; he earned a little now and then by doing locums when someone took a holiday or fell ill, and a charitable institution gave them a small pension; but her life was lonely, it would be something to do to look after a child, and the few shillings a week paid for it would help her to keep things going.
New Jersey, US-based healthcare staffing and solutions provider Aequor Healthcare Services has acquired Georgia, US-based Locum Connections, LLC, to expand growth in the Physician and NP/APP locum tenens space, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 28, 2019-Aequor Healthcare Acquires Locum Connections to Accelerate Expansion
ANHS Grampian director has admitted being "at the mercy" of locum doctors who name their price as the organisation tries to cut costs while tackling waiting times.
An NHS Grampian boss has said the board is "at the mercy" of people setting staffing costs after it emerged PS16 million was spent on locum doctors over the past year.
Locum's Nest, the smart platform for health services that was developed by Omani doctor, Ahmed Shahrabani, with the support of Innovation Development Oman Holding (IDO Investments), has succeeded in proving its presence in the healthcare market of the UK.
by Times News Service Locum's Nest app will be modified to help Omani hospitals access specialist UK doctors, said Dr Ahmed Shahrabani, its creator.
It was nearly half a million pounds up on the previous year and a 101 per cent increase on the total agency locum spend in 2014.