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Independents' Day

Pulse at 60

Pulse launched on 19 March 1960, as a pamphlet for pharmaceutical firm Bayer. A year later, we became independent, and have been the leading journal for GPs since. Here, we have a look at the last 60 years of general practice and Pulse’s role within the profession.

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The BNF - then and nowSubscription

06 Mar 2020

GP Dr Alan Begg reflects on how the BNF has changed over the past 60 years

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The 60-year recruitment crisisSubscription

05 Mar 2020

To celebrate 60 years, Pulse looks at how we’ve never really been out of a recruitment crisis of some sort

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Competition: Win five guineas (£107) for your best referral storySubscription

04 Mar 2020

To celebrate the 60th birthday of Pulse, we are running a competition from the first issue of Pulse

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Pulse's 60th birthday: the headlines through the decades Subscription

03 Mar 2020

A look back at the headlines from old Pulse magazines 

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Is general practice really at its lowest point?Subscription

03 Mar 2020

A look at how far GP working conditions have come since the inception of Pulse 60 years ago