This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

pulse june2020 80x101px
Read the latest issue online

GPs go forth

Tag : commissioning

Sort by: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • Andy-Field_8434_300px

    We already say 'no' to poorly-paid out-of-hours - now we need to say no to 24/7 service Subscription

    28 Feb 2013 By Andy Field/ CCG Insight

    The latest Vale of York CCG forum leaves Dr Field wondering how colleagues will cope with rising demand for round-the-clock care

  • Andy-Field_8434_300px

    Campaigning for local services Subscription

    28 Feb 2013 By Andy Field/ CCG Insight

    Dr Andy Field explains how the fight for Lewisham hospital has galvanised him to look at how GPs can take a stronger stance against privatisation and cuts

  • Martin-Brunet-2012_300px

    'Book prescriptions' won't work without guided support from GPs Subscription

    28 Feb 2013 By beyondtheheadlines

    Dr Martin Brunet asks that many GPs were already offering ‘book prescriptions’, and argues that the campaign still lacks the practical detail it needs to take off

  • Gillham

    Should NHS budgets dictate a GP's own medical practice? Subscription

    28 Feb 2013 By Gillham

    The tension between patient and population health is starker than ever now that Gillham’s local Trust has published the cost of blood tests in its online request system.

  • 2041_jaimie-370x229

    Hunt has fudged the Lewisham question Subscription

    01 Feb 2013 By Pulse Team Blog

    Pulse reporter Jaimie Kaffash looks at whether the decision to downgrade Lewisham A&E will come back to haunt the health secretary

  • khole

    The value of a human life Subscription

    24 Jan 2013 By Through The K Hole

    An engineer wonders why his idea-generating machine has malfunctioned.

  • copperfield

    I’ve seen the future and it’s all GPs’ fault Subscription

    18 Jan 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    Revalidation, CCG rationing and quality premium payments will give the national media even more GP-bashing sticks, predicts Copperfield

  • copperfield

    Gagged and bound Subscription

    01 Oct 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Whatever happened to freedom of ******?

  • jobbing doctor

    The man from Del Monte come Subscription

    14 Sep 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    Information is power: the men from Del Monte may come one day and say ‘No’.

  • copperfield

    I'm giving it 110% Subscription

    29 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Answer me this: how much, percentage wise, does the average Olympian – or footballer, or any other sportsperson – er, ‘give it’? Correct answer: one hundred and ten percent. That is the universally accepted benchmark for proper sporting effort and nothing less will do. But let me tell you this: we GPs knock 110% into a cocked hat.

Show  10 20 50 results per page