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About Doctors Direct

Doctors Direct, which is a part of NHS Professionals, is wholly owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). We are a leading provider of locum services to the NHS and work with partner NHS Trusts across the country.

By working with a variety of NHS Trusts, including acute, mental health and community hospitals, we are regularly recruiting doctors of all grades and specialities to provide care. Whether you’re looking to enhance your skill set, gain more experience, or to explore different specialities, Doctors Direct can offer you the opportunity to work within your chosen area.

In order to work with us, you will need a GMC licence to practise and 6 months experience in an NHS setting within the past 2 years.

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Doctors Direct are a highly professional team. Very knowledgeable and compassionate in approach. Always ready to assist. A pleasure and joy to work with.
Dr Sam Agwu, Consultant Gynaecologist

Latest Jobs

  • Consultant Dermatologist, Canterbury - East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Consultant Diabetes, Harlow – The Princess Alexandra NHS Trust
  • Consultant Acute Medicine, Stevenage – East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

View all our current vacancies, or alternatively register your interest in joining Doctors Direct and a member of the team will be in touch.

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