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Each issue of Pulse on the app brings you in-depth analysis of all the latest practice business, clinical and policy developments – as well as gold-standard clinical education and CPD and all of your favourite columnists.

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Recent issues of Pulse

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March 2018: #IamHadiza - the legal case that has rocked medicineSubscription

Pulse investigates the Bawa-Garba case, GPs are offered ‘cash for cuts’ and Norris rebels against ’pale, male and stale’

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February 2018: The Great GP EscapeSubscription

Pulse looks at the how the rise in early GP retirements is scuppering plans to boost GP numbers

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January 2018: Revalidation - time for a rethinkSubscription

This month we look at whether revalidation has been a success, ’unrealistic’ asthma guidance and we predict what will happen to GPs in 2018

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December 2017: A new contract is bornSubscription

Pulse looks in detail at the new GP contract proposed in Scotland, the ups (and downs) of 2017 and key questions on anticoagulation

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November 2017: Left out in the coldSubscription

Pulse asks where GPs’ winter bailout is, looks at the doubts over the state indemnity scheme and answers key questions on antibiotics

Rating  Star Rating 5

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Pulse magazine: August 2016


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Pulse magazine: July 2016

Read the latest issue of Pulse online 

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Pulse magazine: June 2016 Subscription

In this issue of Pulse, health secretary Jeremy Hunt answers questions on his approach to general practice

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Pulse magazine: May 2016Subscription

In this issue of Pulse, we examine what NHS England’s General Practice Forward View means for GPs 

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Pulse magazine: April 2016Subscription

In this issue of Pulse, our investigation finds that the prescribing of vitamin D has soared by 40% – meanwhile Government advisers have claimed everyone needs the boost 

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Pulse magazine: March 2016Subscription

Following health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s imposition of the new junior doctor contract, we reveal what he has got planned for GPs 

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Pulse magazine: February issue Subscription

In this issue of Pulse, we look in detail at the NHS’ rescue bid for struggling practices, and whether it will go far enough in slowing down the closure crisis 

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Pulse magazine: January 2016

In this month’s issue of Pulse, we reveal how grassroot GPs are expected to demand a change in tack from the GPC 

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Pulse magazine: December 2015Subscription

In this issue of Pulse, we reveal the huge uncertainty over the Prime Minister’s flagship election pledge to extend GP hours    

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Pulse magazine: November 2015Subscription

In this issue of Pulse, we reveal how statin prescriptions have barely changed since NICE lowered primary prevention threshold

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Pulse magazine: October 2015

In this month’s issue of Pulse, we reveal how practices are being offered financial incentives to refer fewer patients for specialist care, including those with suspected cancer

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Pulse magazine: September 2015 Subscription

In this month’s issue of Pulse, we reveal how millions of pounds of NHS funding are being spent on bizarre treatments by patients with a personal health budget

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Pulse magazine: August 2015

In this month’s issue of Pulse, we reveal how GPs can expect to face pay cuts and greater restrictions on what they can offer patients

Rating  Star Rating 4

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Pulse magazine: July 2015

In this month’s issue of Pulse, we assess health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s ‘new deal’ for general practice