Jaimie has been with Pulse full time since December 2012, having freelanced with the magazine for six months before that. Before joining Pulse, he worked on a number of financial magazines, including Accountancy Age, CFO World and Public Finance.
He was nominated for journalist of the year and story of the year for his reporting on NHS 111 at the 2013 Medical Journalists’ Association awards, and has been nominated for scoop of the year at the 2013 British Society of Magazine Editors awards, again for reporting on NHS 111.
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Capita is writing to GPs informing them what action they need to take after a review found that the problems around cervical cancer screening correspondence is worse than originally believed.
The funding for the state-based indemnity scheme is still up for negotiation, despite the Government claiming it is set to come out of existing funding.
The health secretary has said that the Government is building extra ‘refrigeration capacity’ in case a no-deal Brexit leaves the UK short of certain medicines.
The chair of the RCGP will today attack the ‘bully boy’ tactics adopted by tech firms, who are ‘siphoning off’ younger and fitter patients.
A fitness-to-practise tribunal has found against the GMC, after it pursued a case against a surgeon who was cleared of manslaughter charges.
The chair of the GMC has said he is ‘extremely sorry’ for the distress caused to the medical profession after the regulator went to High Court to strike off a junior doctor.
Online prescribing companies are prescribing high volumes of antibiotics, inhalers and opioids without talking to patients’ registered GPs, a major report from the CQC has found.
The GMC is currently investigating 30 doctors, including 19 GPs, in cases connecting to online prescribing, Pulse has learned.
The Government has reversed its policy of sharing GP patient data with the Home Office for immigration purposes with immediate effect.
Jaimie Kaffash examines how full-time GP numbers continue to decrease despite record numbers of trainees being recruited.
Jeremy Hunt has been appointed foreign secretary, with digital, culture, media and sport secretary Matt Hancock named as his successor as health secretary.
The leading GP in NHS England has suggested that GPs should be ‘pleased’ when small practices close, as there are ‘too many’ of them struggling to meet patient demand.
Talks between the BMA and property companies over sky-high service charges have completely broken down, while practices are continuing to be presented with six-figure bills.
The BMA has given NHS managers a deadline of the end of December to resolve the problems with Capita, or face potential legal action, Pulse has learned.
GP leaders roll back on industrial action ballotSubscription
The BMA is unlikely to pursue industrial action in the form of mass list closures any time soon, the chair of its GP Committee has indicated today.
No GP partner in Scotland will earn less than £80,000, as well as measures to reduce workload and protect partners from risk as part of a ‘historic’ new contract in Scotland.
Exclusive The BMA and Scottish Government may have to tinker with the new contract to stop GPs being taxed as employees, the GPC has admitted.
The number of full-time equivalent GPs in England decreased by 1,200 from September 2016 to September 2017, official figures have revealed.
GPs in Scotland are undecided about which way they will vote on the new contract, a Pulse survey has revealed.
NHS England will ban GPs from prescribing over-the-counter medicines for 34 self-limiting conditions under proposals to be released in the new year