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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A number of GP practices are set to receive extra funding from their CCG to make up for the loss of their minimum practice income guarantee (MPIG) payments.
NHS Digital has paid management consultants £1.2m to assist with its overhaul of GP IT systems, due next year.
Patients could be able to access their genomic sequence from their patient record in a similar way to accessing ‘bank account details’, the health secretary has said.
GPs are putting patient safety at risk by redirecting incorrectly addressed mail to Capita instead of back to the original sender, according to a notice on the Primary Care Support England website.
The way CQC fees are to be calculated for GP providers will remain the same in 2019/20, the regulator has said.
Exclusive GPs are being promised extra money for cutting secondary care referral rates to 'below the average' in their area, in the latest 'cash for cuts' scheme to be unveiled by Pulse.
The MDU has urged the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman to clarify their clinical standards for GPs.
Exclusive Commissioners in parts of England have suggested they will charge GPs up to £1,800 a year to access data protection officers that are required under new laws, Pulse can reveal.
The BMA has called for the NHS’s long-term plan to allow GPs to set workload limits, in an effort to avoid ‘a series of serious issues’ in primary care.
Exclusive A 2,000-patient GP practice in Nottingham has avoided deregistration after taking the CQC to tribunal, Pulse has learned.
CCGs are in talks about bringing over GPs from Australia with a relocation package worth £18,500 under NHS England’s international GP recruitment programme.
The Government has lifted a cap on the amount the NHS pension scheme can now pay upfront towards a GP’s annual tax charge.
Exclusive A flagship programme to relieve pressured GP practices has so far freed up 121,000 hours of clinical time, NHS England has claimed.
Children and adolescents will still face ‘significant unmet need’ in accessing mental health services even if the Government meets its targets, an official report has warned.
The GMC is set to consult on whether international graduates can continue to gain a medical license by demonstrating their eligibility for GP registration.
GPs in London have opposed NHS England's proposed changes to the GP funding model.
GPs could soon be able to access faster internet with BT’s ‘full fibre’ broadband, the health secretary has said.
Doctors across England will become eligible to access the mental health support service, after eight in 10 GPs who went through the programme said it helped them continue working.
Exclusive The UK's largest superpractice could reach 400,000 patients by the end of October, according to its GP chair.
Carolyn Wickware puts the latest GP earnings and expenses statistics through a thorough analysis