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2021: The year of the Covid vaccine

As GPs embark on the Covid-19 vaccination programme, Lily Canter

A Christmas miracle needed

GPs have been given a bittersweet present in the form

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The National Covid Service?

Covid infections are increasing daily and there are fears of

PCNs: The antisocial networks?

Since being announced as part of the GP contract in

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How GPs are preparing themselves for this year’s mammoth flu programme

GPs are scrambling to deliver the largest-ever flu campaign. Emma Wilkinson reports

How GPs have used the independent model to adapt in the pandemic

The flexibility of the partnership model has given GP practices the freedom to shine during awful times. Nicola Merrifield reports

Why GPs are awaiting a surge in patients in the fallout from Covid-19

How fewer patients during the pandemic is creating increasing anxiety among GPs

​GPs go forth: Has the Government’s strategy put GPs at risk?

Are the Government’s cunning plans putting frontline GPs at risk, asks Jaimie Kaffash

​The virus that is set to change general practice forever

Pulse looks at the medium and long-term effects of Covid-19 on general practice

Is general practice really at its lowest point?

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

The GP workforce’s faulty production line

The new Government has promised to recruit 6,000 new GPs, but it may have its sums wrong, says Costanza Pearce

Revealed: How CAMHS are restricting GPs’ referrals

Pulse reveals how CAMHS referral critera are stopping GPs' patients from getting help

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Gold, incentives and ‘meh’: how the major parties’ election pledges stack up

Jaimie Kaffash  grills the main parties on their plans for general practice in the upcoming election

How GPs are being buried under secondary care work

Hospitals and other secondary care services continue to pile work onto GPs