Network Locum Press

Doctor I can't stop blogging The Sunday Times logo

Even before her business launched, Melissa Morris, CEO of Network Locum, had launched a blog to highlight that her ideas have substance and that her company are solving a valid problem. The blog, called Network Locum Survival Guide, is an important part of Morris’s growth strategy. Start up company’s like Melissa’s are increasingly turning to technology and blogging to communicate more complex ideas.
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Locum Costs Practice management logo

Having seen first hand a needless expense and administrative burden finding GP Locum was, Melissa more designed a new service that aims to help managers find locums quickly online.
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Locum Advantages Practice management logo

Locums are of paramount importance within the NHS and provide many benefits to the system beyond the provision of necessary cover. Melissa Morris discusses some of these benefits.
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The Dilemma of Angel Funding City AM logo

Former McKinsey consultant Melissa Morris turns down investment from Caudwell who wanted an unusual level of control over her business that would see her turn from a self employed entrepreneur into a Caudwell employee.
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Melissa Morris: Taking your business on TV Directors centre logo

In 2012 Melissa Morris appeared on Sky's version of Dragon's Den, The Angel. Winning £100,000 investment from Phones4U tycoon John Caudwell, Melissa turned down the incredible offer finding investment from elsewhere.
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Reforms have left locum GP’s in limbo The Guardian logo

Locum doctors have invaluable insight into the way NHS GP practices are run as they work at a number of practices. Alarmingly in March it was reported that senior GP’s were spending as little as one day a week seeing patients because they were so busy setting up CCGs. As a result locum GPs are becoming increasingly sought after to fill these gaps.
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How one CCG is using Facebook to improve communication The Guardian logo

Under new health reform, new management responsibilities have forced a number of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to update their methods of communication, and this includes the use of Facebook. Forging online relationships, Facebook has allowed for better more effective communication between GPs and commissioners across the globe.
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