This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

Read the latest issue online

GPs buried under trusts' workload dump

Pulse’s GP workload survey

female gp with patient 3x2

Female GPs far more likely to work beyond scheduled hours than male GPsSubscription

10 May 2019

Women are more likely to provide more hours of clinical care, despite being scheduled for shorter hours, Pulse's GP workload survey has found.

clock, time, calender - online

GPs more likely to work 10-hour shifts at larger practices Subscription

09 May 2019

GPs working in practices with larger patient list sizes are more likely to work longer clinical hours than those based in smaller practices, according to the results from Pulse's major workload survey.

theresa may 3x2 – online

Corbyn raises Pulse survey findings at Prime Minister's QuestionsSubscription

08 May 2019 By Anviksha Patel

The Prime Minister was asked to address the GP shortage and workload issue in Prime Minister's Questions today, following Pulse’s workload survey results

pulse gp workload logo 580x387px feb2019

Revealed: 11-hour days, 41 daily contacts and half of GPs working unsafe levelsSubscription

08 May 2019

More than half of GPs say they are working above safe limits, on average completing 11-hour days and dealing with a third more patients than they say they should be, findings from Pulse’s major workload survey reveal.

GP working late - overtime - long hours - burnout - online

Partners work longest hours and have more patient contacts than other GPsSubscription

08 May 2019

Partners have more patient contacts than other GPs, are scheduled to provide more clinical care - and end up working more longer hours, Pulse's GP workload survey has found.