The engagement of Locum Medical Officers in NSW Public Health Organisations is governed by a policy framework comprising the following documents:
- NSW Health Policy Directive PD2019_006 Employment and Management of Locum Medical Officers by NSW Public Health Organisations, which sets out the requirements for NSW Public Health Organisations in the employment and management of non-specialist Locum Medical Officers, and:
The Medical Locum Agency Requirements, in which the requirements, standards and conditions for certification, entry to the NSW Health Register of Medical Locum Agencies and continuing service provision in supplying Locum Medical Officers to NSW Public Health Organisations, are set out. Appendices to the Requirements include:
- Appendix A: a set of documents, including forms and templates, for use by Medical Locum Agencies and NSW Public Health Organisations in recording the evidence of pre-placement checks, credentialing and performance to support and inform the employment and ongoing management of Locum Medical Officers.
- Appendix B: the NSW Health Standard Agreement for the Employment of Locum Medical Officers in NSW Public Health Organisations