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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: Caring for patients and the planet

    • 16 Jun 2022

    Dr Matt Sawyer describes a typical week running a sustainability consultancy alongside GP clinics.

  • Getting started as a locum – creating your safety net

    • 25 May 2022

    The benefits of being a locum are numerous. But what if the unexpected or life events happen? Sickness? Pregnancy? As a self-employed locum, it’s important to make a contingency plan.

  • Supporting Afghan refugees adapting to London

    • 21 Apr 2022

    Dr Ethie Kong journeys how her support for Afghan evacuees housed in a local hotel has led to award winning work that has been adopted by other trusts and the Home Office.

  • Getting started as a locum – Setting rates

    • 31 Mar 2022

    The Lockdown Locum is a locum GP in England, who wishes to write under a pseudonym

  • Working Life: Rapper’s delight

    • 10 Mar 2022

    Dr Chima Anya describes the parallels between practising medicine and performing music

  • A week in the life of a locum

    • 25 Feb 2022

    The Lockdown Locum is a locum GP in England, who wishes to write under a pseudonym

  • Sponsored - Practice made perfect: how HealthHero is redefining practice for GPs

    • 23 Feb 2022

    Our services are accessible to over eight million patients across the UK and Ireland, delivered by direct, remote primary care and expert clinicians.

  • Working Life: An immersion in nature

    • 2 Feb 2022

    Dr Lucy Loveday on the projects that are aiming to support burnt-out GPs through the natural environment 

  • From trainee to The Lockdown Locum

    • 19 Jan 2022

    The Lockdown Locum is a locum GP in England, who wishes to write under a pseudonym

  • Working Life : Climate change crusaders

    • 21 Dec 2021

    Dr Tamsin Ellis and Dr Aarti Bansal, GP members of the Greener Practice network, share their highlights from this winter’s COP26 global conference held in Glasgow

  • Working Life : Protecting the Christmas crowds

    • 26 Nov 2021

    St John Ambulance’s regional clinical manager Dr David Turpin braves the Hull cold at the city’s Christmas lights switch-on

  • Working Life: The art of saving the planet

    • 27 Oct 2021

    Dr Angela Wilson describes the launch of an art exhibition to urge people to fight climate change

  • Working life: Manchester GP

    • 12 Oct 2021

    Manchester GP Dr Haider Ali on being a basketball team doctor now that games have restarted

  • Working life: Connecting remote Zambia

    • 27 Aug 2021

    The Virtual Doctors medical director Dr Daniel Grace on delivering telemedicine to Zambia during Covid

  • Working life: Back in play at Wimbledon

    • 15 Jul 2021

    St John Ambulance volunteer Dr James Thambyrajah on his expectations for this year’s tennis tournament.

  • Working life: Island-bound

    • 7 Jun 2021

    Dr Alison Ambrose splits her GP workload between a remote Scottish island and mainland Cumbria. Here’s how she does it.

  • Working Life: Boxing clever in a pandemic

    • 20 Nov 2020

    Dr Elliot Singer on a night by the ring (in a TV studio)

  • Working Life: Judging the Wellcome Photography Prize 2020

    • 19 Nov 2020

    Dr Aiysha Malik tells Pulse about a day out of the ordinary judging the Wellcome Photography Prize 2020

  • Flexible GP roles are possible but there needs to be a will

    • 28 Aug 2020
    • Dr Katie Musgrave

    The NHS People Plan released this month makes for encouraging reading at first glance. Promising flexibility, will it perhaps help modernise some of the working practices in general practice?

  • GP partners to continue offering less locum work

    • 25 Aug 2020
    • Jaimie Kaffash

    EXCLUSIVE: Almost 70% of GP partners say they will be offering less locum work over the next few months than pre-Covid levels, a Pulse survey has revealed.