The Pulse Best Laid Plans investigation, the cover feature of the March issue, looked at previous Government ‘rescue’ plans for general practice ahead of its latest proposals that are set to be released this Spring.

Pulse Best Laid Plans

The Pulse Best Laid Plans investigation rated each of their pledges out of ten, and looked at detail whether huge sums of funding pledged by ministers ever actually reached GPs.

The Pulse clinical section answered key questions on rectal bleeding, and provides guidance on treating mental health problems in pregnancy.

Finally, Pulse Checker – our satirical look at general practice – asked artificial intelligence programme ChatGPT to write an NHS England recovery plan in the style of Dr Nick Riviera from the Simpsons. And the results were terrifying (though probably better than the real thing)…