Pamela Sturges, a second year medical student from Keele, explains how she views GP as a potential career choice. Becoming a medical student in itself is a great challenge. Getting the highest grades, in addition to finding the best possible work experience and volunteer work, all for...

Top tips for transformation making things better for everyone When GP View asked me to write a blog on how to do transformation, I admit I was a bit apprehensive. I fear that the term is the latest victim of that fatal NHS infection - ‘jargonitis.’ Like...

Sure, job satisfaction isn’t always about what you get. I’m certainly not a GP for the money, working in an inner city practice which earns 2/3 of the average for my area. We don’t have to worry about “declaring” expensive gifts at Christmas: most of...

At a careers event, I was once asked what my most satisfying case was from my time in GP. Several sprang to mind: a few “clever” diagnoses, people I’d helped through depression, patients, and families I’d helped through a diagnosis of cancer, their treatment and toward...