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    Brave new world Subscription

    17 Sep 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    Jeremy Hunt’s proposed contract changes have Copperfield itching to tick a different kind of box…

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    12 things that turn my hair grey Subscription

    05 Sep 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    Given that we become more irascible as we get older, I’m going to use today’s distressing marker of ageing – the discovery of my first grey pubic hair – as an excuse to list 12 things that make me homicidally angry

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    How GPs can help with urgent care: the application of logic and reason Subscription

    03 Sep 2013 By Gillham

    If primary and secondary care work together - and use a bit of common sense - maybe we can make emergency departments work more efficiently, says Dr Tom Gillham

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    Merging into the detritus Subscription

    26 Jul 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    Copperfield hears colleagues discussing new QOF targets – and realises they are becoming inured to the absurdities of tick-box medicine

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    I’m considering training in general practice. But don’t go spreading that around, okay? Subscription

    11 Jul 2013 By Pulse Team Blog

    A medical student who finds general practice an attractive prospect? Read on…

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    Hearing voices Subscription

    10 Jul 2013 By Through The K Hole

    A doctor brings his work home and begins to hear hateful voices coming out of his computer

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    Let medical students see what it takes to be a great generalist Subscription

    03 Jul 2013 By Nicholas Ramscar

    A major hurdle to improving GP recruitment is the negative impression of general practice that some students form during their hospital-based early careers, writes Dr Ramscar

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    A miner triumph of diagnosis Subscription

    02 Jul 2013 By Phil Peverley

    Phil harks back fondly to the days when he could deduce a man’s trade according to the symptoms he turned up with

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    The enemy within Subscription

    25 Jun 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    Copperfield is stunned to find himself part of a happy, clappy, patient-focused NHS team – or is he really?

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    Why is the media so hesitant to discuss the causes of cancer? Subscription

    24 Jun 2013 By beyondtheheadlines

    Poor media coverage for a recent Macmillan report leaves Dr Brunet wondering why we still take such a paternalistic attitude towards cancer patients

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