This month, the Pulse October issue focuses on long Covid, its effect on patients and how it affects general practice workload. We ask whether the sheer numbers of long Covid sufferers – as estimated 2 million in the UK – might help researchers develop a better understanding of medically unexplained symptoms.

Pulse October issue

Elsewhere, Pulse looks at the plan from the new health secretary to ensure patients get a GP appointment within two weeks – and how this is just a baseless promise.

In our clinical section, we look at NICE’s new guidelines on depression and dealing with shoulder and arm sports injuries.