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     2  ~ 2014 may 27pulsePULSE | GP news, views, jobs and education | A dedicated service Pulse provides GP news, jobs and education. A dedicated service for GPs since 1960.
     2  +7 2014 may 16gp irecrutementRevealed: 15% drop in GP training applications set to exacerbate The 15% drop in applications - announced by the GP National Recruitment Office at an internal meeting of education directors - and revealed to ...
     3  +4 2014 jul 01ukviews life personal domainGillham | Tom Gillham | Pulse TodayShe lives in a roomy detached house in a local village. .... Then the dictat came in that we were responsible for our own rooms. .... reflect the retirement of last years beleaguered domains , or their transubstantiation into DESs.
     3  +7 2014 jun 30wokingham gp consortiumSecond wave of pathfinder consortia revealed | News Article | Pulse Exclusive: GP consortia selected in the second wave of pathfinders are almost a third smaller than those named in the initial group, suggesting ...
     4  +29 2014 jun 09dr well pulse proSeven GPs elected to BMA Council | News Article | Pulse TodayCommenting on their election, Dr Wrigley said he and fellow
     4  +1 2014 may 25echo bnpUse BNP to decide on echo in heart failure, say researchers | News GPs should use BNP testing and a list of clinical features, rather than ECGs, to determine whether a patient with suspected heart failure needs ...
     4  +97 2014 may 25ducati 111on track 2012Managers forced into 'workarounds' to keep 111 on track | News Managers forced into 'workarounds' to keep 111 on track . 9 February 2012 . Print; Email. Comment; Rate; Save. Exclusive: Managers have been forced into ...
     4  +10 2014 may 24gp recruitmentGP recruitment concern is 'no compelling reason' for pay increase The Doctors and Dentists Review Body (DDRB) had noted that 'salaried GP recruitment and retention is a problem for some areas of England' ...
     4  +4 2014 may 15cqc management companiesHundreds of GP practices sign-up for software to prepare for CQC The company , iQ Medical, said it had received orders for its iQ CQC Management system from 21 practice manager groups, clinical ...
     4  -1 2014 may 03the pulse magazine
     4  +54 2014 may 01gp training ukExclusive Applications for postgraduate GP specialty training have ... an interest in general practice across the UK , compared with 2013, ...
     4  +1 2014 apr 25what is qmasQ&A: The end of QMAS , and the launch of CQRS and GPES ... - PulseChanges to the way practices receive their QOF payments from April mean QMAS will be replaced by a data extraction service. Alisdair Stirling ...
     4  ~ 2014 apr 20gp prescribe adhdGPs feeling pressurised to prescribe unlicensed medication for GPs are feeling pressurised to prescribe unlicensed medication for adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ( ADHD ) because of ...
     4  +9 2014 apr 10ukviews simply health ukviewsThe Government must rethink the risks of this flawed data-sharing The Department of Health has not been able to provide adequate ... however, is the amount of information, which we simply don't have, and yet ...
     4  +18 2014 apr 09simply health ukviews
     4  +97 2014 apr 06writers wanted ukviewsThe rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain | Blog - PulseThe NHS has always needed IMGs – without them, primary care and the NHS ... A female voice in a sea of male bloggers , Dr Shaba Nabi is our ...
     5  +4 2014 may 20paracetamol expert reportParacetamol appropriate pain relief for osteoarthritis, say ... - PulseInternational experts on osteoarthritis have recommended paracetamol should continue to be used for pain relief in ... Report this comment.
     5  +10 2014 may 18gp pratice manager contractDemotivated practice managers consider new career as vacancies LMC leaders warn their practice managers are struggling under an
     5  +96 2014 may 17ukviews rise fashionPulse Power 50panel as a ' rising star' in her role as co-chair. of the NHS
     6  ~ 2014 may 11summary care recordNHS England to rebrand 'toxic' Summary Care Records | News Summary Care Records may be rebranded due to the 'toxicity' around the future of the programme, said NHS England's director of technology ...
     6  +2 2014 may 10pandemrix swine fluSwine flu vaccine 'caused narcolepsy' admits Government | News The Pandemrix swine flu vaccine was introduced in October 2009 and by March 2010 it is estimated that 24% of children under the age of five ...
     6  +11 2014 apr 26albuterol inhaler otcAsda to sell salbutamol inhalers over the counter without a GP - PulseSalbutamol inhalers will be sold over the counter at supermarkets for the first time this month, meaning patients will no longer have to visit their ...
     6  ~ 2014 mar 31mdical indemnity ukGP medical defence costs rise to almost £7,000 per year | News Exclusive: GP medical indemnity costs have risen by over four times the ... to 10 sessions in England , but it would be reviewing prices in June.
     6  +60 2014 mar 25gp jobs walesVACANCY SALARIED GP / Salaried GP , Wales | JOBS | PulseJob details. Category Salaried GP ; Location Wales . Start date 21/02/2014; End date 23/03/2014; Apply to darryl.collier@ wales .nhs.uk. Contact name Darryl  ...
     7  -2 2014 jun 01northern ireland gp contractNorthern Ireland GPC to agree smaller cuts to the QOF in deal that GP leaders said the agreement signals the further break-up of of the UK-wide contract . Northern Ireland GPC chair Dr Tom Black described the ...
     7  +3 2014 may 29pulse newsGP news | PulseExclusive A senior NHS England official has told Pulse practices could close as a result of ... RSS feed for Finance and practice life news  ...
     7  -4 2014 apr 17advertise on homeopathy websiteHomeopathic health claims broke advertising code of practice The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that homeopathic ... website also breached the Committee of Advertising Practice Code, the ASA ...
     9  ~ 2014 jun 25this policy is based on our fundamentalCQC inspections set to be based on 11 ' fundamental ' standards The Government has released a new list of 11 ' fundamental ' standards ... By continuing to use this site you agree to our cookies policy below:.
     9  -3 2014 may 16gp practice manager jobsThe practice managers are the ones that just get the job done. ... 8,000 GP practice managers in England, said practice managers were dealing ...
     9  +2 2014 may 09shingles vaccine ageGPs told to refuse shingles vaccination for 71 to 78 year olds | News GPs are being told to turn down requests from people aged 71 to 78 years for the shingles vaccination even though this goes against patients' ...
     10  +1 2014 jun 23lipitor patent expirationPrice of atorvastatin plummets 93% as patent ends | News Article It comes after the patent for atorvastatin held by Pfizer expired yesterday, and a legal block on prescribing generic versions was lifted.
     10  +2 2014 may 21pulse news fundingExtra 'named GP' funding in doubt as CCGs struggle to ... - PulseInteractive map: How are CCGs allocating practice funding for vulnerable patients?Copperfield: Something for ... Home · News · Practice news  ...
     10  +4 2014 may 21poulse irvineMarie-Louise Irvine | Pulse TodayMarie-Louise Irvine's comment | 13 September 2013 9:40am. I dont think Govt wil care if many CCG GPs walk away now. they have done their job. Been used to ...
     10  +26 2014 may 18pulse irvine
     10  +10 2014 may 05choos and boo nhsChoose and Book to be re-launched | News Article | Pulse TodayNHS England is planning a major relaunch of Choose and Book in a bid to make electronic referrals 'universally available' by 2015 - but the ...
     10  ~ 2014 mar 23cash now challengeFirst details emerge of bids for £50m Challenge Fund cash to extend Since 26 May 2011, the law now states that cookies on websites can ... First details emerge of bids for £50m Challenge Fund cash to extend GP  ...
     11  -2 2014 may 22neil sherringNeil Sherring | Pulse TodayNeil Sherring's comment | 16 May 2013 4:22pm. The cost of calling 0844 numbers from a mobile phone can be as much as 41p (source OFCOM ...
     11  +70 2014 apr 18pulse medical health policyBy continuing to use this site you agree to our cookies policy below:
     11  +37 2014 apr 12ubm medica jobsProviding medical news, medical education and general practice resources to GPs and primary care staff.
     11  -7 2014 apr 09shared business servicesNHS Shared Business Services profits up 88% | News Article | Pulse Annual accounts seen by Pulse show that NHS Shared Business Services grew its profits from £4.2m in 2011 to £7.8m in 2012, with the ...
     11  +2 2014 mar 27gp privat nursePrivate firms turn to nurses ahead of 'expensive' GPs | News Article Exclusive Private providers competing for NHS contracts have ... and a GP in Salisbury, said: 'Using experienced nurses with enhanced ...
     12  +40 2014 jul 02fund a gpIn full: Approved bids for the Prime Minister's GP access fund ... - PulseRead the Department of Health's full list of approved bids for the Prime Minister's £50m GP access fund . LONDON. Transforming Access to ...
     12  -3 2014 may 05non nhs doctors ukNHS England insists GP practices remaining fully open on ... - PulseEvery GP practice in England will have to remain open from 8am to 6:30pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve following a ' non -negotiable' ...
     13  -5 2014 may 25gp manager contractIn Birmingham, small and medium-sized GP practices faced the risk of ... and contract changes, commissioning CCG, support GPs workload, ...
     13  +88 2014 may 18migraines mortalityMigraine 'increases risk of mortality ' | News Article | Pulse TodayMigraines with auras increase overall as well as cardiovascular mortality rates, according to Icelandic researchers.
     13  ~ 2014 may 14jeremytanks commentLeading think- tank busts myth that 2004 GP contract was 'disastrous A leading think- tank has dismissed the idea that the 2004 GP contract caused ... Jeremy Hunt suggested that changes to the GP contract in 2004 led to increases in ... Would be nice for Mr Hunt to be asked to comment on this.
     14  -12 2014 jun 19nhs frequent flyer analysisNHS 111 redirecting ' frequent fliers' back to GPs | News Article The analysis of the pilots showed that they had 'not delivered the ... commission arrangements such that a frequent flyer can be triaged by a GP.
     14  +17 2014 may 30blogpulseLive blog: Pulse Live 2014 | Article | Pulse Today17:15 And that concludes the conference. There will be updates later on this evening, but thanks you all for reading and especially those ...
     14  -4 2014 may 26cut to cope with stressGPs cut work commitments to cope with rising workload and stress Exclusive: GPs are taking drastic action to reduce their stress levels, with many cutting the numbers of sessions they are doing, changing ...
     14  ~ 2014 may 16vitamin d testingVitamin D testing guidance to prompt 'sea change' for GPs | News GPs should test vitamin D levels in patients who display symptoms of deficiency and those with underlying bone disease who may benefit from ...
     14  +5 2014 may 07choose and book nhs
     14  ~ 2014 may 05paracetamol side effectsNICE warns against prescribing paracetamol for osteoarthritis - PulseDraft updated guidance on osteoarthritis has warned of the potential side effects of paracetamol and said it has 'limited benefit'. When used, it ...
     15  +3 2014 may 31nhs pension calculatorHow they calculate your NHS pension | News Article | Pulse TodayAll GPs should keep a close and careful eye on their pension and to do this they must understand exactly how it is calculated . Here Andy Blake ...
     15  ~ 2014 may 08nhs choose and book
     16  +2 2014 may 17gpes i interoperability standardgpes - PulseThe need for interoperability is clear and I strongly suspect the .... The gold standard of any interface software must be that it is intuitive and ...
     16  -4 2014 may 09nhs for illegal immigrantsGPs forced to register illegal immigrants after threat of legal action ... and treat known illegal immigrants because of the threat of legal action, ... the Essex practice, with each patient providing an NHS number.
     16  ~ 2014 apr 11it was a misunderstandingRebel GP told contract notice over care.data opt-outs was a ... - PulseBut at the meeting with Thames Valley Area Team last week Dr Gancz said that officials said there was 'a misunderstanding about the email' ...
     16  +1 2014 apr 02email sent in anger“A two-line email sent in anger led to a full- scale, four-month ... - PulseA two-line email sent in anger led to a full- scale, four-month investigat.
     16  +85 2014 apr 02stuart sutton hostingpractice business videos | Pulse Todayon achieving and monitoring equal access to care hosted by Dr Gillian Leng, ... Pulse spoke to Dr Stuart Sutton , chair of the AIT Committee, at the RCGP ...
     16  +9 2014 mar 28best antibiotic for diverticularitisAntibiotics 'should not be used for diverticulitis ' | News Article | Pulse GPs should reserve antibiotics for only the most serious cases of diverticulitis ; say researchers whose study found treatment had no effect on the time ... Cookies allow us to ensure that you enjoy the best browsing experience.
     16  -3 2014 mar 27oxted health centreOxted Health Centre | JOBS | PulseEmployer details for Oxted Health Centre . ... Further details. Address 10 Gresham Road Oxted Surrey RH8 0BQ. Email hamedkhan88@hotmail.co.uk ...
     16  -7 2014 mar 25gp newspaper locum conferencePMS practices not paid for locum superannuation pending NHS GP practices were handed the burden of paying locums ' 14% pension contributions .... Dr Richard Vautrey - LMCs conference 2013 - online  ...
     17  -5 2014 may 20distrust technologyWhy the distrust of technology ? | Letter | Pulse TodayIn my experience telehealth supports self-care and ensures face-to-face contacts are meaningful, appropriate and built round patients' needs.
     17  -6 2014 may 18regulation of pulseWales to press ahead with alcohol and cigarette regulation ... - PulseMinimum prices for alcohol and standardised tobacco packaging will go ahead in Wales if ministers have the legal powers required.
     17  -6 2014 may 13occupational health supportNHS England axes funding for GP occupational health support GPs suffering exhaustion and stress will no longer be provided with any centrally funded occupational health support unless there are formal ...
     17  -4 2014 mar 25wimpole rd suregeryWimpole Road Surgery | JOBS | PulseEmployer details for Wimpole Road Surgery . ... Road Surgery. Back; New search. Further details. Address 52,Wimpole Road CO1 2DL Colchester Essex  ...
     18  -3 2014 jun 13jim bissettJames Bissett | Pulse TodayJames Bissett's comment | 24 July 2013 11:42pm. I have never read such a response to wants instead of needs.I am surprised only 1 partner has left.You might ...
     18  -6 2014 jun 09gp car insuranceGP drivers most likely to make car insurance claims | News Article GPs are more likely than any other professional to make a car insurance claim, according to research from an insurance company.
     18  +83 2014 may 28carol zhuCarol Zhu | Pulse TodayCarol Zhu's comment | 12 November 2012 7:23pm. I understood that the glitazones, especially pioglitazone (actos) were a last resort option because they  ...
     18  -4 2014 mar 30mr abir bhattacharyya entENT emergencies in primary care | Feature | Pulse TodayConsultant ENT surgeons Mr Abir Bhattacharyya and Mr Nitesh Patel, along with clinical ENT fellow Dr Nancy Grover, advise on management ...
     19  +6 2014 may 19locum insurance gpPractices face huge losses over locum insurance shortfall | News In the case of the practice facing a bill of £8,900, the sick GP had not arranged insurance and the bill for locum cover had to be paid out of the ...
     19  ~ 2014 may 13se uplift expense reportHunt makes no promises to follow review body recommendation on Last year, the Government had initially offered GPs a 1.5% uplift for 2013/14
     19  +82 2014 apr 23outpatient management systemReferral management ramps up costs but fails to reduce outpatient Referral management schemes fail to cut down outpatient ... a new referral management system is only temporary unitl the GPs works out what ...
     19  +1 2014 apr 16swine flu vaccineThe Government has admitted that they have found a 'causal association' between swine flu vaccination and narcolepsy in children and ...
     19  -6 2014 apr 06uk private blood testPrivate blood tests pushing up patient attendance rates and ... - PulseHalf of GPs have seen a jump in the number of patients attending practices following private screening of their glucose or cholesterol levels ...
     19  ~ 2014 apr 05lack vitamin dLack of 'convincing' evidence for vitamin D supplementation ... - PulseResearchers have concluded that there is no 'highly convincing' evidence that vitamin D supplementation improves outcomes after conducting ...
     20  -2 2014 may 28lansley risk registerGovernment blocks release of NHS reforms risk register | News Ministers have vetoed the release of the risk register outlining the ... Mr Lansley claimed the move was necessary in order to protect the 'safe ...
     20  -2 2014 may 15gpes i interoperability standards
     20  +81 2014 apr 26how to use proactiveGPs urged to take ' proactive approach' to preventing ill-health - PulseGP practices have 'untapped potential' and should take a more ' proactive approach' to improving the health of their patients, ...
     21  -6 2014 may 01aleve for arthritisConsider switch to naproxen in arthritis patients, GPs urged | News High doses of naproxen are not associated with the excess cardiovascular risk of other non-steroidal antiflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and GPs ...
     21  +17 2014 apr 28protect hand during extractionSecond GP decides to opt all patients out of records extraction - PulseHe told Pulse he had taken the decision in order to protect patient data prior to NHS England's
     21  +5 2014 apr 28peter fink cpaGPs protest at call to take on care of high-risk patients | News Article Manchester LMC secretary Dr Peter Fink said the protocols were for ... it has reduced urgent appointment slots and not all CPA meetings will be ...
     21  +1 2014 apr 18fitness pulse sofiaSofia Lind | Pulse TodaySofia Lind. Stories by this contributor. These stories all have the same byline. ... GMC set to trial 'agreed' outcomes with GPs to avoid fitness -to-practice hearings.
     21  +13 2014 apr 12health screening programmePublic Health England plans national primary care TB screening Public health officials are planning a nationally co-ordinated programme of targeted TB screening in primary care, to combat rising infection ...
     21  -4 2014 apr 01private blood tests
     21  +15 2014 mar 31home hiv test kitsGovernment lifts ban on home HIV testing kits | News Article | Pulse Patients will soon be able to test themselves for HIV infection using a home testing kit , after the Government announced today it is lifting a ban ...
     22  +12 2014 may 14dispersibleGPs warned over CV risk with dispersible formulations | News Article GPs have been advised to avoid prescribing effervescent, dispersible and soluble formulations of drugs after a study found they were ...
     22  +54 2014 may 13gp england highlightBMA launches campaign to highlight rising pressure on GPs ... it is 'sceptical' whether NHS England's new e-Referrals system will be any more successful than  ...
     22  +79 2014 may 13hz for cancerHerpes zoster linked to raised cancer risk | News Article | Pulse TodayGPs should be aware that patients diagnosed with herpes zoster may have an underlying undiagnosed cancer , researchers are warning.
     22  +14 2014 apr 12selby olympic torchGP registrar bears Olympic torch for cystic fibrosis sufferers | News A GP registrar with cystic fibrosis has carried the Olympic torch to ... year of GP training and was nominated to carry the torch for 300m in Selby , ...
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