Pulse May 2019 issue - Page 3

All content in Pulse is produced and published independently of any commercial or outside influence Contents May 2019 3 THIS MONTH 4 News digest 6 Cover story GPs working beyond safe levels 16 Analysis GP staffing problems worsen at hard-hit out-of-hours services 22 Update Bawa-Garba: the legacy of a truly tragic case 26 Devolved nations report VIEWS A call to action on GP suicide 30 14 Nabi A tribute to the 9ers 28 Editorial Patients must be told safety is at risk due to GP workload 30  Opinion Let’s demand support to stop GP suicide 54  Copperfield I take exception to pointless chronic disease checks CLINICAL 32 Key questions Addiction 1.5 CPD HOURS 36 Reference chart Long-acting contraception 38 NICE in 90 seconds Treatment of acute prostatitis in primary care YOUR PRACTICE 40 Protecting your team against violence 1 CPD HOUR 45  Pulse Intelligence How to set up NHS 111 direct booking Key questions on addiction 32 BSME Cover of the Year 2018 MJA Editor of the Year 2017 & 2014 BSME Talent Team of the Year 2017 PPA GP JOBS 46  Working life The osteopath GP 48  Recruitment pages Event of the Year 2017 PPA Risk-managing violence in the practice 40 Business Magazine of the Year 2016 BSME Editor of the Year (Business) 2016 & 2015 BSME Rising Stars Team of the Year 2016 PPA Independent Publisher Magazine of the Year 2015 & 2014 The GP who doubles as an osteopath 46 Pulse May 2019