Fast-growing, UK-based medical recruitment agency National Locums have launched operations in Australia.

National Locums Pty is based in Sydney, New South Wales, and are recruiting locum doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals for the domestic market.

The company are providing a full support package for UK-based medical practitioners seeking new opportunities in Australia, including managing their compliance and licence to practice with the Australian Medical Council and the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency.

National Locums managing director David Cook commented: “Since launching the company from the family’s kitchen table in 2009, we have become one of the UK’s pre-eminent medical recruiters.

“We have continuously improved our offering to clients and candidates, resulting in strong year-on-year sales growth, and building an award-winning team of more than 40 staff. Our medium-term strategy was always to open National Locums offices in overseas markets, and Australia is the first”