Independent. Intelligent. Insightful.

Calls to end use of pain-inducing restraint techniques

Children with mental health issues, autism or learning disabilities should not be subjected to pain inducing techniques or solitary confinement while being detained, a report by the UK Parliament’s Human Rights Committee has said. MPs, who sit on the committee, said such actions cause physical distress and psychological harm in...

Orbis strengthens management team

Orbis Education and Care has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of its first ever chief operating officer (COO), alongside a new...

Learning disability and autism consultation extended

The government has extended its consultation on mandatory autism and learning disability training until Friday 26 April. The consultation, which opened on 13 February, has...

Anchor Hanover appoints ENGIE in £80m deal

Housing and care provider Anchor Hanover has appointed ENGIE as its strategic partner for internal and external repairs to its properties in a ten-year...

Shift from care homes to supported living unstoppable, report finds

The adult specialist care sector has seen a slow but unstoppable shift from service provision in registered care homes to supported living services. Despite disappointment with supported living from some commissioners, there is no indication this shift will reverse due to popularity and the financing of these services, according to...

Lack of care services main factor for discharge delays

More than 200 patients died in Northern Ireland’s hospitals in 2017/18 while waiting to be discharged, a report from a terminal illness charity has concluded. The Marie Curie report, which investigated the impact that delayed discharges had on terminally ill people in Northern Ireland, found patients spent thousands of extra...

Impact Healthcare to raise at least £25m

Impact Healthcare REIT plans to raise at least £25m through the placing of new ordinary shares to help pay down its revolving debt facilities and fund investments. The issue price per new ordinary share will be 106 pence, which represents a discount of 2.3% to the closing price per ordinary share on 12 April of 108.5 pence. The placing is expected to close at 2pm on 9 May, with the results announced on 10 May. Impact will announce its unaudited net asset value as at 31 March on or around 1 May. Winterflood Securities...

Australian government to pilot Care Protect monitoring system

Care Protect surveillance and monitoring systems will be piloted in five state-owned care homes in Australia. The South Australian government is investing A$500,000 (£273,718) to promote high-quality care services in the wake of the Oakden nursing home scandal in Adelaide. A review into Oakden found that residents were ‘poorly cared for, forgotten and ignored’, with the property described as ‘grossly substandard’ by an independent commissioner against corruption. Scott Sterling, Care Protect business development director Australia, has been in discussions on the use of surveillance technology with South Australian parliamentarians. The monitoring system uses...

Vitality calls on businesses to help employees engage with health and wellbeing initiatives

Health insurer Vitality is calling on business leaders to help their employees engage with health and wellbeing initiatives after research revealed businesses could save £61bn per year by prioritising health and wellbeing. The data from Vitality’s Britain’s Healthiest Workplace study, developed in partnership with RAND Europe and the University...

Nuffield Health partners with Leicester Real World Evidence Unit

Nuffield Health has partnered with Leicester Real World Evidence Unit to leverage the latest data analytics to design future health and wellbeing service delivery. The three-year project will bring together experts across health specialisms, employing computing and machine learning to...

Choice agenda still stalling after more than a decade

There has been no improvement in public awareness of ‘patient choice’ in more than a decade, despite the legal right to a choice of hospital being enshrined in the NHS Constitution. A new poll by Populus on behalf of the Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) found that just 48% of patients are currently aware that they can choose a hospital...

Exclusive: Harley Street Medical Centre announces major expansion

The Harley Street Medical Centre has announced plans for major expansion across central London. The company, which is part of global healthcare brand UME Group, is making an initial capital investment of £12m in three new premises due to open in the capital within the next year. In partnership with consultant groups, each of the three centres will focus on the...

HarleyStreet.com launches online consultation service

A new service enabling patients to book online consultations and second opinions with specialists has been launched by LaingBuisson on HarleyStreet.com in partnership with Trustedoctor. Patients can select the ‘video...

A healthy return

Political turmoil, late economic cycle fears and the search for yield have sent investors flocking for cover in stable sectors underpinned by long-term demographics and government funding as delegates...

Advanced Oncotherapy appoints Moataz Karmalawy

Advanced Oncotherapy, the developer of a next-generation proton therapy system for cancer treatment, has appointed Moataz Karmalawy as chief commercial officer and president of the US division. Karmalawy previously...

Israel: Aidoc raises US$27m Series B

Tel Aviv-based Aidoc, which uses AI to analyse medical scans, has raised US$27m Series B funding led by Square Peg Capital. Fund raised will be used to grow Aidoc's technology and go-to-market team to support the high market demand for its products. "We feel a responsibility to get this technology into...

Singapore: Fullerton partners with Health Catalyst

Singapore-based managed healthcare provider Fullerton Health has partnered with US-based analytics firm Health Catalyst to develop a strategic plan to use its data more...

Global: Healthcare PE deal value surges 50% to US$63.1bn

Healthcare private equity outperformed other asset classes in 2018 and disclosed deal values surged almost 50% to US$63.1bn, according to Bain & Company’s eighth Global Healthcare Private Equity and...

Netherlands: Korian acquires Stepping Stones from Gilde

Europe’s largest retirement home operator Korian has acquired Dutch private aged care operator Stepping Stones from Gilde Healthcare Services. Financial terms have not been disclosed. Founded in 2006 by Christiaan...

UAE: NMC to open multi-specialty hospital in Sharjah

NMC Healthcare, the largest healthcare provider in the United Arab Emirates, plans to open a 70-bed multi-speciality hospital in the Al Khan neighbourhood of Sharjah. The hospital will provide specialised...

South Africa: Mediclinic meets market expectations

South African healthcare group Mediclinic has said that it expects to report results in line with market expectations despite what chief executive Ronnie van der Merwe called “a challenging...

Singapore: First REIT secures S$100 million syndicated term loan

First REIT, Singapore’s first listed healthcare real estate investment trust, has secured a S$100m (US$73.8m) syndicated term loan facility from CIMB and OCBC. The loan is available for a single lump sum drawdown within one month from the date of signing the agreement and has a maturity period of three years from the date of first drawdown. Subject to the banks’...

Netherlands: Eurazeo closes €185m loan for DORC acquisition

The €185m (US$209.27m) leveraged loan backing Paris-based Eurazeo Capital’s acquisition of DORC (Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center) has closed. Last month Eurazeo acquired DOC from Montagu Private Equity for €300m. DORC is the fifth investment of Eurazeo Capital IV. Bank of Ireland, HSBC, ING, Jefferies and Unicredit led the financing, which comprises a €155m covenant-loose term loan B and a €30m revolving credit...

India: TA Associates takes stake in Indira IVF

Private equity firm TA Associates has completed a significant minority investment in leading India-based infertility treatment provider Indira IVF. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2014 by Ajay Murdia, Kshitiz Murdia, Nitiz Murdia, Ashish Lodha and Manish Khatri, Indira IVF is one of India’s largest network of in-vitro fertilisation centres. The company currently operates 59 centres across 16 states in India and has completed nearly 27,000 IVF cycles in the last 12 months. Indira IVF has a staff of 1,800, including more than 150 IVF specialists and...

Subscription Price List

+VAT

CareMarkets

£ 749.00
Hard Copy Print + Digital PDF
  • Annual subscription
  • 10 issues per year
  • Full access to the online archive
+VAT

HealthcareMarkets

£ 749.00
Hard Copy Print + Digital PDF
  • Annual subscription
  • 10 issues per year
  • Full access to the online archive
+VAT

Both Titles

£ 999.00
Hard Copy Print + Digital PDF
  • Annual subscription
  • 10 issues per year
  • Full access to the online archive

CareMarkets

£ 499.00
Hard Copy Print
  • Annual subscription
  • 10 issues per year
  • Full access to the online archive

HealthcareMarkets

£ 499.00
Hard Copy Print
  • Annual subscription
  • 10 issues per year
  • Full access to the online archive

Both Titles

£ 749.00
Hard Copy Print
  • Annual subscription
  • 10 issues per year
  • Full access to the online archive