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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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.
Exclusive A flagship programme to relieve pressured GP practices has so far freed up 121,000 hours of clinical time, NHS England has claimed.
The GMC is set to consult on whether international graduates can continue to gain a medical license by demonstrating their eligibility for GP registration.
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 Government has lifted a cap on the amount the NHS pension scheme can now pay upfront towards a GP’s annual tax charge.
GPs in London have opposed NHS England's proposed changes to the GP funding model.
Health secretary Matt Hancock has admitted he is in talks with NHS bosses about a setting a new date for the target of recruiting an extra 5,000 GPs in England.
GPs could soon be able to access faster internet with BT’s ‘full fibre’ broadband, the health secretary has said.
Health secretary Matt Hancock has responded to GP criticism of his endorsement of Babylon's GP at Hand app, saying it does not differ to other GP practices which are also 'private'.
A doctor-led lobbying group has urged the health secretary to review the GMC’s ability to appeal its own fitness-to-practise tribunal.
NHS England has said it will focus on Australian GPs in its overseas recruitment campaign, after the RCGP and GMC finalised plans shorten the application process.
Exclusive NHS IT system provider EMIS Health has sent out a survey to 300,000 GP patients asking whether they would consider paying to see their GP more quickly.
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 BMA is in the process of drawing up a legal challenge against NHS Business Services Authority over death-in-service benefits for locum GPs.
GP practices can administer the quadrivalent (QIV) flu vaccine to patients over 65 as a 'last resort' and still be reimbursed in the usual way, the BMA has said.
The chair of an independent review of gross negligence manslaughter charges in medicine has said the medical profession is ‘at a crisis point’.
GPs should retain their medical defence organisation subscriptions when the state-backed indemnity scheme comes in next year, the BMA has said.
The CQC has sought legal advice in a bid to expand its inspection remit to include a number of online GP providers which are currently slipping through the net.
Nearly seven in ten GPs are working less than full time, according to official workforce data.