On 25 March 2017, a historic event took place at Marriott Hotel, Leicester. Locum doctors and other independent / agency healthcare professionals were invited, and attended, a meeting hosted by Dr Ben Itsuokor and Michael Paulin, raising the issue of impending changes to IR35 legislation and how it affected the workforce of independent healthcare professionals.
The inaugural Marriott Hotel meeting was attended by various interest groups of locum doctors, agency workers and independent health professionals, whom had all, in their own respective way, considered challenging the way this was being implemented within the NHS.
So began a movement of locum doctors, creating an organisation that harnesses the uniqueness and diversity of healthcare professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience.
Find out more on how you can have a voice, improve the tarnished image of independent health care professionals and shape the future of the organisation