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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
    • 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.

  • NHS England: PCNs should create ‘highly flexible' salaried roles for locum GPs

    • 12 Aug 2020
    • Eleanor Philpotts

    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
    • Costanza Pearce

    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
    • Costanza Pearce

    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

    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
    • Costanza Pearce

    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
    • Costanza Pearce

    GPs should base decisions on which routine work to resume ‘primarily’ on ‘clinical need’ and capacity, NHS England has said.