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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
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
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.
NHS England: PCNs should create ‘highly flexible' salaried roles for locum GPs
- 12 Aug 2020
Locum GPs should be offered 'highly flexible' salaried roles in a bid to bring them into the substantive GP workforce, NHS England has said under new plans aimed at expanding the workforce.
HEE to fund 250 extra FY2 posts to boost GP recruitment in 2020/21
- 4 Aug 2020
Health Education England will invest in 250 extra foundation year two training posts to help expand ‘shortage specialties’ such as general practice in 2020/21, it has said.
Local banks of GPs working 'flexibly' to be set up across England
- 31 Jul 2020
GP practices will be able to make use of salaried GPs who work flexibly across local areas via new 'banks' of doctors, the Government has announced.
What does the future hold for GP bureaucracy?
- 9 Jul 2020
Nicola Merrifield looks at which reforms will remain standard practice after the pandemic
GP practices given four weeks to complete outstanding BAME risk assessments
- 29 Jun 2020
NHS England has written to GP practices asking them to complete risk assessments for at-risk staff within four weeks, including those from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.
Working Life: Making waves on the radio
- 26 Jun 2020
Dr Adwoa Danso is finding new ways to reach communities where some health topics are taboo
Working Life: Working in trans health
- 9 Jun 2020
Dr Sophie Quinney shares a typical day in the life of a GPSI in trans health
GPs must base decisions on resuming routine work on ‘clinical need’ and capacity
- 26 May 2020
GPs should base decisions on which routine work to resume ‘primarily’ on ‘clinical need’ and capacity, NHS England has said.