Healthcare Locum Agency – ThinkLocum

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Our story

Our mission is to make staffing simple for businesses where staffing should be simple.

ThinkLocum was founded by Harj Dadrah and has since become one of the leading medical recruitment agencies in the UK.  We provide the NHS and private clients with world-class healthcare professionals in both locum and permanent positions. 

ThinkLocum is known for providing our clients with the best and most trusted medical professionals.  Our team of experts is fast expanding, with offices in London and Birmingham. 

Previously known as, we joined Effer Ventures; a wider recruitment group in 2021, which enabled us to fully digitalise our process, scale the business and relaunch as ThinkLocum.

Our vision and values for servicing the nation’s healthcare remain the same.


We pride ourselves on the quality of work our doctors provide their patients, and the quality of our service to both our doctors and our clients.



We have bags of healthcare experience in our team. It is important we speak the language, and understand the issues. We pride ourselves on being industry experts.



We have a great relationship of trust with our doctors, and we ensure lines of communication are clear and open.



The work of our doctors is crucial, so we support them the best we can through the work and after.

Our team

Harj Dadrah


Harj is the Managing Director of ThinkLocum. He uses his vast experience of the healthcare sector to deliver best in class services, having previously built the healthcare division at Connaught Resourcing and subsequently founded and built GP Database.

Alex Fenton


Alex is the CEO of the Effer Ventures Group, which builds and scales staffing businesses. Alex built this after successfully founding, building and exiting GapCap and Growth Lending, two fintech’s that delivered over £500m of funding to UK SMEs, over 50% of which was to recruitment and staffing businesses.

What do people say about us?

ThinkLocum made the locum process so efficient and I was paid instantly


    Dermatology Consultant

    Fantastic service. Very quick to find me work

      Dave Beech

      General Medicine

      ThinkLocum always send the highest quality and most professional candidates

        Imtiaz Ali

        Private GP

        Always very quick to respond with great candidates

          Kiran Raj

          Private GP

          All of the shifts that I have worked since joining ThinkLocum have been fantastic

            Anjali Shetty

            General Medicine

            The consultants are super friendly and helpful, and are always very flexible with finding me work

              Karkala Sayed

              Specialist Registrar

              ThinkLocum are very efficient with their bookings

                Mohammed Farhan

                NHS Trust

                Very fast and professional, they make the whole process very simple

                  James Willington

                  General Physician

                  They are very fast to respond with doctors for our urgent shifts

                    Paul Walters

                    NHS Trust

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