Career Advice

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Pulse Practice Jobs has many articles to give advice not just to jobseekers, but also the surgeries who are looking to recruit new members of staff. Choose from the options on the left to narrow your article search.

  • Working life: Capturing Covid-19

    • 2 Nov 2023

    Dr Abhi Mantgani describes how he is leading an art programme to commemorate NHS staff in their fight against Covid-19

  • Developing a portfolio career

    • 1 Nov 2023

    In the latest in our mini-series, Dr Seema Pattni discusses the benefits and challenges of pursuing a portfolio career in general practice.

  • Working life: Getting back on the horse

    • 17 Oct 2023

    Dr Vivienne Tut describes a day in her life as a doctor for jockeys on a racecourse

  • Staying true to yourself

    • 11 Sep 2023

    In the latest in our mini-series, Dr Seema Pattni discusses core values, why they matter and how they can help GPs thrive in their careers.

  • Working life: Fighting for public and planetary health

    • 11 Sep 2023

    Dr Christelle Blunden describes her work as an environmental changemaker.

  • What’s the big deal about coaching?

    • 15 Aug 2023

    In our new mini-series, Dr Seema Pattni looks at how coaching can help GPs explore their options, find inspiration and evolve their careers.

  • Sponsored: Doctors between borders – GPs caring for patients in Immigration Removal Centres

    • 7 Aug 2023

    Dr Jonathan McAllister is one of the GPs providing primary care for patients detained at a UK Immigration Removal Centre at Heathrow.

  • Working life: Updating the Gladstone bag

    • 7 Jul 2023

    Dr Catherine Fernando describes working as a GP while also designing a collection of medical bags to suit the needs of women working in general practice.

  • Working life: Paging Dr Beat

    • 7 Jun 2023

    Dr Veena Babu on balancing clinical commitments with broadcasting and Bollywood dancing.

  • Working Life: Providing care after the earthquake

    • 11 May 2023

    Dr Bryony Pointon describes working in a field hospital in Türkoğlu, in the weeks following the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria in February

  • Sponsored: I have never felt safer than when working with prisoners

    • 5 Apr 2023

    Dr Lisa Brown, Practice Plus Group Lead GP at HMP Five Wells and Regional Medical Lead for the East Midlands talks about her experience working with prisoners.

  • The top 7 mistakes GP practices make when recruiting

    • 27 Mar 2023

    Recruitment specialist Ash Higgs from MCG Healthcare sets out the most common mistakes practices make when recruiting – and how to rectify them

  • Your eight-step guide to finances as a GP locum

    • 10 Mar 2023

    Dr Surina Chibber advises on how to manage your finances as a GP locum, from taking control of tax to claiming expenses.

  • Working life: 100% faithful

    • 10 Mar 2023

    London GP Dr Amos Ogunkoya describes a day as a contestant on the BBC’s gameshow The Traitors, a psychological battle of wits where players must decide who they can trust

  • Working life: Writing for the next generation

    • 2 Feb 2023

    A day in the life of Dr Paul McNamara, who balances caring for patients with writing, including an educational book for children.

  • Working life: Climate change check-up

    • 12 Jan 2023

    Glasgow GP Dr Sian Ashby, who campaigned at COP26, recalls her experiences one year on.

  • Working Life: Celebrating Christmas – and life – in the hospice

    • 30 Nov 2022

    Dr Ben Rusholme shares his special perspective of providing hospice care on Christmas Day with GP wife Dr Daisy Rusholme and their dog Storm.

  • Working Life: Improving healthcare for veterans

    • 26 Oct 2022

    Ahead of Remembrance Day, Brigadier (Retd) Dr Robin Simpson describes his week following Armed Forces Day in June.

  • Working Life: Caring for a community blighted by tragedy

    • 7 Oct 2022

    Dr Yasmin Razak on caring for a community marred by the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

  • Working Life: Medic for Team Scotland

    • 12 Sep 2022

    Dr Emma Lunan describes her experiences as a medic for Team Scotland at the recent Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.