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At Doctors on Call we provide a rapid response locum service to the National Health Service (NHS) and private healthcare sectors in the United Kingdom. We place doctors across the full range of clinical specialties and since the inception of the CCS framework in the United Kingdom have become synonymous with our clients as a leading provider of medical locums.

Before, during and after each placement, we offer comprehensive tailored support for both clients and candidates. Our position within the National Framework ensures access to all of the NHS vacancies. Our expertise and outstanding service guarantee a high calibre of committed candidates.

  • Doctors
  • Your ideal role

    Doctors on Call can assist in finding your ideal position from short term locums to permanent posts. We tailor our service to your needs, knowing that no two situations or career plans are ever the same.

    Register with us today

    When you register with us you will be assigned a dedicated recruitment advisor who works solely with your specialism. They will use their experience and specialist knowledge to find you the perfect role. We offer comprehensive service from understanding your needs and finding you the perfect role; developing a tailored career plan with you to supporting you throughout your placement and finally obtaining your post placement reference – and everything in between!

  • Clients
  • Meeting your recruitment needs

    Doctors on Call (DOC) deliver rapid response recruitment to hospitals and NHS trusts across the UK. From bespoke master vendor solutions to preferred supplier status, we are proud of our reputation in the market place for our ability to supply across all specialties.

    The benchmark to our continuing success is the focus we place on building speciality recruitment teams who understand both their doctors and the needs and pressures of their clients. We combine this with a dedicated account management team and cutting edge technology to manage all of our clients’ recruitment needs. From short term to fixed term and permanent recruitment solutions; Doctors on Call are the partner of choice.

About Us

Doctors on Call is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Medacs Global Group, a leading worldwide strategic staffing partner to the healthcare sector, with specialist knowledge in physician resource models.

Companies within Medacs Global Group provide a range of recruitment, advisory and platform solutions for private and public clients who employ permanent, contract or locum physicians.

The cornerstone of our success has been the powerful combination of expert service delivered by experienced and committed staff 24 hours of the day, 7 days a week.

We have expertise in a number of specialised markets.




Obstetrics & Gynaecology





Get in touch with one of our team to see how Doctors on Call can help you manage your healthcare staffing requirements.

Our Solutions

We provide unique solutions tailored to our clients’ needs from a rapid response service to meet short-term locum requirements to permanent solutions to fill substantive skill gaps.

We build significant pools of regionally based locums whom we ‘allocate’ to particular clients and geographic areas as part of our account management process.

Our experience has shown that no two situations or challenges are ever the same, which is why we work closely with our clients, to deliver effective management of their workforce needs. We ensure that we gain the necessary knowledge to position ourselves at the forefront of healthcare partnership delivery in terms of response times, compliance and adherence to statutory and regional framework stipulations. Our bespoke Client Needs Analysis tool kit allows us to tailor our response to the needs of individual clients and is the key our ability to exceed expectations.

Working Together

Your dedicated account management team will work in partnership with you to create a bespoke implementation plan. Through this team you will have access to:

A streamlined communications process

Tailored account management information

Cost and usage analysis

Online assignment posting and compliance verification

Choice of engagement models, from short term to permanent

Get in touch with one of our team to see how Doctors on Call can help you manage your healthcare staffing requirements.

Expert knowledge

“Our success in meeting your exact requirements and finding the best doctor for the job is based upon our ability to:”

Specialist Consultants

Provide you with your own specialist consultant team who will truly understand your niche sector

Identify your needs

Support you through tailored recruitment initiatives that meet your specific needs

Global reach

Recruit worldwide from our global platform of over 50,000 qualified doctors

International Network

Work in partnership with Global Medics international network spanning Australia, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand to find the best candidates from our global offerings

Global Job Board

Provide access to our global job board, via the Global Medics website, enabling you to communicate directly with our candidates via targeted recruitment drives

Healthcare Advisory

Our Healthcare Advisory Services partner with clients to tailor clinical work environments for the optimal utilisation of their human resources.

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Get in touch with one of our team to see how Doctors on Call can help you manage your healthcare staffing requirements.