Jo Haynes has been confirmed as the new editor of Pulse.
has been with the CMPi title for GPs for eight years, has been acting editor since June 2006.
Previous editor Phil Johnson has been promoted to the role of Publisher of CMPi'S medical titles.
has previously worked on national newspapers, as a publishing manager
for a national medical charity and is academically trained in
biochemistry and medical ethics and law.
Haynes has led recent
initiatives at Pulse including developing the concept that won a
two-year exclusive agreement with NICE to produce supplements which
help GPs implement NICE guidelines.
Commenting on her appointment Haynes said: “I
am delighted to take up the challenge of editing Pulse. It's a really
exciting time for the magazine as we expand our offering through live
events and online initiatives which will enhance the Pulse brand.
has been the best-read GP weekly for many years and I am determined to
ensure we stay ahead of the pack in a very competitive market. I plan
to build on our hard-won reputation as the publication that campaigns
on the issues that matter to GPs and to strengthen further our offering
of investigative scoops."