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  • Pulse editor Steve Nowottny

    Even the DDRB admits this GP pay review may not add up Subscription

    13 Mar 2014 By Editor's Blog

    A delve into the detail of today’s recommendation reveals uncertainty over staff cost calculations and doubts over the uplift formula, writes Pulse editor Steve Nowottny

  • gps to be 2013

    Are GP trainees really heading for oblivion? Subscription

    13 May 2013 By GPs To Be

    A young man looking forward to a utopian future (once he has completed a period of necessary but unpleasant work), realises his life is controlled by an evil master race. Why does this film plot sound so familiar, asks our GP trainee?

  • copperfield

    Defence body subs approach £7,000 a year - but are they worth it? Subscription

    23 Apr 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    The rapid rise in medical defence subscription costs reflects the new liabilities that come from commissioning and cost-cutting, Copperfield argues. But when patients start to complain about the lack of house calls, it seems the staggering pricetag might make sense after all

  • Steve Nowottny, Pulse editor

    Was it Pulse wot won it in Northern Ireland? Subscription

    02 Apr 2013 By Editor's Blog

    GPC negotiators in Belfast celebrating contract success had a secret weapon, writes Pulse editor Steve Nowottny

  • steve

    Upbeat DH pay submission pure politics as contract row escalates Subscription

    21 Nov 2012 By Editor's Blog

    Can the Department of Health really believe - as it argued in its evidence to the doctors’ pay review body yesterday - that GPs are happier than ever and maintaining their net income?

  • khole

    If only doctors could go without pay, the NHS would save a fortune Subscription

    02 Nov 2012 By Through The K Hole

    Ministers have worked out that, if only doctors could go without pay, the NHS would save a fortune.

  • jobbing doctor

    Why I’m retiring Subscription

    01 Nov 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    GP colleagues are retiring earlier, and suffering more ill-health. There is a feeling that full-time general practice is virtually impossible to sustain for any length of time. In my patch it is becoming rare for a GP to be over 60, full-time and happy.