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Carolyn Wickware

Reporter

Articles by this author

Thu 9 March
Thu 9 March
The Government has promised £325m to help implement regional plans to overhaul health and social care across England as part of this year’s budget
Wed 8 March
Wed 8 March
Carolyn Wickware investigates how the 44 plans drawn up by health and social care leaders across the country aim to revamp the NHS in England
Fri 3 March
Fri 3 March
Chris Hopson, chief executive of NHS Providers, is not one to be concerned about speaking truth to power.
Thu 23 February
Thu 23 February
GPs that form part of a multidisciplinary community provider (MCP) vanguard will not be forced to provide seven-day access if they sign a ‘virtual’ contract
Wed 22 February
Wed 22 February
An ambulance trust on the south coast is cutting its paramedic home visiting service from the end of March, because the trust received a poor CQC rating
Tue 21 February
Tue 21 February
Proposals to cut the number of hospital beds as part of regional plans to overhaul healthcare in England are ‘not credible’, a think tank has said
Thu 16 February
Thu 16 February
In an exclusive interview, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh discusses the long-term future of the health service and how NHS England plans to address the winter pressures in A&E sooner rather than later
Thu 16 February
Thu 16 February
NHS England’s top doctor has said suggestions that regional plans to overhaul health and social care services can be fully implemented by 2021 are ‘really ambitious’
Thu 9 February
Thu 9 February
The NHS is looking to begin a ‘formal appointment process’ for leaders of regional plans designed to overhaul healthcare in England
Mon 6 February
Mon 6 February
Healthcare leaders in Barnsley will be investing £821,000 over the next three years to build a social prescribing service that GPs can refer patients to
Mon 6 February
Mon 6 February
Police and crime commissioners have urged the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to stop charging domestic abuse victims for a medical letter from their GP that is needed to access legal aid
Fri 27 January
Fri 27 January
Trusts in Greater Manchester have agreed to host 20 doctors from Apollo Hospitals in India, following an agreement with Health Education England last year
Tue 24 January
Tue 24 January
NHS leaders in London have paid private firms £2.3m to draw up regional plans designed to transform health and social care in the area
Fri 16 December
Fri 16 December
NHS leaders are investing more than £1bn into primary care through regional plans designed to overhaul health and care services in England
Thu 15 December
Thu 15 December
NHS England has told NHS managers to engage with more GPs following the release of regional plans designed to transform the healthcare system
Thu 15 December
Thu 15 December
Lincolnshire has recruited 12 GPs from overseas to start work in practices from April 2017
Fri 9 December
Fri 9 December
Plans to put in place six multispecialty community providers that cover the whole of Cornwall by 2020/21 have been included in proposals to overhaul the NHS in the area
Thu 8 December
Thu 8 December
Tue 29 November
Tue 29 November
Commissioners could have to give GPs an extra £1 per patient towards improving access to social prescribing by 2017/18, according to NHS England’s clinical champion for social prescribing
Fri 25 November
Fri 25 November
Commissioners are considering local enhanced services for GPs to do more urgent home visits next year under new NHS England plans to reduce A&E pressures