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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The Government is set to scale up testing, including early testing for healthcare workers and testing for asymptomatic individuals on whether they have already had the disease, the chief medical officer has announced.
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GPs should continue treatment with ACE inhibitors and ARBs, the Council on Hypertension of the European Society of Cardiology has said.
The RCGP has said there is ‘confusion’ around the advice being given to GPs on triaging potential coronavirus cases.
The BMA’s GP Committee has voted to hold a special LMCs conference on the network DES specifications following a meeting in London today.
GP leaders have voted for a motion for home visits to be removed from core GP contract work at the England LMCs conference in London in a shock result.
Health secretary Matt Hancock has supported the proposals from NHS England to pay the pensions tax of GPs and consultants - but warns that details need to be clarified.
Primary care networks have gone down ‘incredibly well’ and will help alleviate the workload crisis in general practice, the health secretary has claimed in an exclusive interview with Pulse.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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Health secretary Matt Hancock has put himself forward to be next prime minister following Theresa May’s resignation.
Doctors have been threatened with eviction, left without a pension for a year and unable to finalise wills following Capita pension errors, the BMA has heard.
Babylon will be forced to open new premises across England, and existing primary care networks will be obliged to take them on under new proposals launched today by NHS England.
NHS England has suggested minimal changes to the ‘out-of-area’ patient choice scheme used by private company Babylon to register patients from across London and Birmingham
GP practices’ income from the NHS increased by 1.8% last year - way below the overall funding uplift of 3.4% in 2018/19 - official figures released today have revealed.
The Conservative Party has pledged to create 50 million more GP appointments a year by 6,000 new doctors to general practice by 2024/25, health secretary Matt Hancock has announced.