This year, Pulse looks at the private health companies who are thriving due to the pandemic. The January issue looks at how their marketing strategies are focusing on the increase in waiting times, and potentially creating a two-tier health service.
Elsewhere, Pulse‘s investigation reveals the damaging effects that the removal of MPIG funding has had, and we have a look at the new NICE depression guidelines and how this year’s health bill will affect GPs.
Our bloggers gaze into their crystal balls to give their predictions for 2022, while Copperfield and Nabi both cover the distressing case of the GP who was sued for not advising folic acid to an expectant mother.
The clinical section features a casebook on sports injuries, and we launch our new ‘clinical clangers’ feature.