Rules of Engagement – the logic of your Schedule

As a freelancer, you need to be able to work across a number of different types of employer.
As a locum with a GPnetworks account, you need your account to be able to handle the complexity of working for Hub banks, either in-hours or extended hours or out of hours and working for practices.
The Gpnetworks system handles all of this and creates a single unified Schedule for you of all your activity.

Naturally the rules behind this are quite complex – but here is some insight into them.

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Interaction with Practices

1. When a Practitioner does anything in their Schedule (accept, cancel, decline)   it gives them the option to choose whether to stay available for that session or not with a checkbox.

2. When a surgery confirms, the Practitioner is set unavailable for that session and  any other requests will be declined automatically  and notifications sent out.

3. When a surgery cancels an accepted OR confirmed session, it automatically sets the GP as available again.

Hub Assignments

1. Assignments will only be made if a GP has no accepted or confirmed, or assigned requests existing for that session in their Schedule.

2. When an assignment is made, any conflicting requests will be auto declined  (this will only consist of new requests the GP has not responded to yet, since assignment can’t be made for any accepted / confirmed)
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For more information about your GPnetworks account, please get in touch
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