The move – designed to relieve busy A&Es – could win votes, but will stretch demand further.
GPs are keen to stress they pay insurance of £10,000 a year out of their earnings.
She was told: ‘You can probably add up to about £3,000 a weekend.
To earn the most I would advise Cornwall, because I can give you the maximum number of hours… She probably clears between £7,000 and £8,000 a month.’Other firms confirmed it was possible for locums to earn £100,000 for weekend work.
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Our revelations come days after new NHS chief executive Simon Stevens warned the health service needs another £8 billion a year by 2020 to keep afloat – even if it does everything possible to cut its costs.
Other firms claim locum GPs can pull in £100,000 for ‘out-of-hours’ work David Cameron has promised to make it easier to see GPs.
Some are paid £100 an hour for evening and weekend work under the Prime Minister’s ‘Challenge Fund’, a £50 million pot to improve seven-day access.
That’s where the money is.’The recruitment consultant claimed the firm had ‘quite a few doctors’ working in this way. Gareth Filkins, of RMR Recruitment, said the market was ‘frankly crazy at the moment.