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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There will be a ‘guaranteed’ increase in the global sum in the 2019/20 financial year, on top of the other funding settlements announced as part of the contract, the BMA has said.
Exclusive The health secretary is in discussions over changing the tax treatment of pensions due to the effect on GP retention, he told Pulse in an exclusive interview yesterday.
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.
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.
Jeremy Hunt has been appointed foreign secretary, with digital, culture, media and sport secretary Matt Hancock named as his successor as health secretary.
Jaimie Kaffash examines how full-time GP numbers continue to decrease despite record numbers of trainees being recruited.
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
Equality campaigner Professor Aneez Esmail won a lifetime achievement award at the General Practice Awards in London last night.
GPs spend on average 55 hours a year on the revalidation process – equivalent to 1,300 full-time GPs working eight sessions a week – a Pulse survey has revealed.
Exclusive Most CCGs have invested a proportion of the funding promised by managers to ensure in-hours GP access is improved, but 13 have yet to invest a single penny.
The BMA’s GP Committee has written to NHS England about the ‘unacceptable’ problems with Capita’s primary care support services, and said it will support ’practices and individual doctors in taking legal routes to seek resolution’.
A third of practices have run out of flu vaccines or are running low, with some reporting they are having to borrow vaccines from other practices and have been struggling to replenish stocks, a Pulse survey has revealed.
An influential international doctors group has accused the GMC of treating black and minority ethnic doctors ‘differently and harshly’, following a controversial High Court case last week.