Carolyn Wickware is senior reporter on Pulse covering political, business and educational issues for GPs.
She started at Pulse in 2016 after completing a masters in magazine journalism at City University of London. She did her undergraduate degree in English and Psychology at the Western University in Canada.
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The Government has released new legislation, which aims to bring predictability to the way payouts for personal injury claims are calculated.
Two GPs have won an appeal against the health service ombudsman, after it was ruled that an investigation into the death of a patient was ‘unlawful’.
The Medical Protection Society (MPS) has called for an ‘urgent review’ of the GMC’s right to appeal decisions made by its own tribunal.
The CCG hosting the GP at Hand online appointment service has warned the service's rapid growth is threatening its financial balance.
GPs will now be able to bid for grants under the Estates and Technology Transformation Fund (ETTF) that fully cover the cost of premises projects.
The BMA has submitted freedom of information requests to NHS England regarding alleged 'unallocated' GP pensions money.
The GMC is pursuing the power to automatically strike off doctors who are convicted of serious crimes.
Exclusive The private company offering online GP appointments to Londoners via a host GP practice now has 26,000 NHS patients.
The BMA’s GP committee is surveying its members over ‘perceived barriers’ for women when running for leadership positions on the GPC.
The Department of Health and Social Care has rejected proposals from it's own estates review to merge NHS Property Services and Community Health Partnerships.
One-fifth of practices in Plymouth have handed back their contract in the past three years, leaving 34,000 patients without a fixed GP.
GPs in Wales will receive a 1% pay uplift as part of the 2018/19 GP contract, as negotiations have concluded between the Welsh Government and the BMA.
The GMC's review into gross negligence manslaughter charges against doctors will look at why there are fewer cases involving healthcare organisations compared with individual doctors.
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust found that there was no ‘single root cause’ behind the death of six-year-old boy, which ultimately led to a junior doctor being struck off the medical register.
Plans to develop a single building to house five GP practices in the crisis town of Bridlington in Yorkshire have been scrapped after NHS England pulled the plug on promised funding - a move that throws the long-term viability of general practice in the town into question, GP leaders have warned.
NHS England plans for new over-the-counter medicines restrictions for minor illness could place GPs 'in breach of contract', the BMA has warned.
A hospital trust in Surrey has been awarded a contract that will see it take on responsibility for some GP services including diabetes care and falls services.
The number of nurses and non-clinical staff in primary care fell in the year leading up to September 2017, despite Government pledges, according to official statistics.
The Government has rejected demands to block the Home Office from obtaining GP patient information, saying that patients should have ‘a reasonable expectation’ that their non-clinical data is shared between departments.
Junior doctor whistleblowers in Scotland will now be legally protected against unfair treatment from NHS Education Scotland (NES).