Cross to head Swanton Care

Andrew Shelton-Murray has been appointed interim CEO of Swanton Care following its acquisition by Apposite Capital. Shelton-Murray, who has previously held positions at Danshell and Inmind Healthcare, has more than 30 years’ experience in health and social care. He will hold the position until the…...

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InProgress: the latest care developments

Ideal Carehomes Ideal Carehomes has acquired a home (pictured) in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire from sister company LNT Care Developments. The newly-finished Mountview care home will offer 66-beds and will be the first home that Ideal has commissioned since selling 25 homes to Anchor in 2015. Expected…...

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Unequal terms

Colin Angel of UKHCA looks at the unattractive nature of current homecare contracts The fragility of the state-funded homecare sector is well-publicised, with Local Government Association (LGA) and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) both describing their concerns about the sustainability of…...

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Care home market viable in the short term concludes CMA

Financial analysis published by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which will feed into its care home inquiry (due to be published this December), has found that operators’ revenues are more than keeping pace with inflation and increasing operating costs, but when capital costs are…...

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Decline in NHS activity set to hit Spire margins

Spire Healthcare said today that ‘lower than anticipated’ NHS activity in July and August could have a material impact on its full year margins. The London listed hospital operator announced a 2.4% increase in revenue to £481m for the six months ended 30 June 2017…....

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Investing in care

Care England head Professor Martin Green examines the important role of private finance in the future In recent weeks, we have seen a number of significant deals within the care sector, and sadly, this has been accompanied by the usual voices expressing concern about private…...

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Nurturing growth

Clare Connell and Henry Hunt of Connell Consulting look at the different ways special education providers have successfully expanded their businesses There are two accepted methods of increasing market share in special education, examples of which can be found in the growth of two national…...

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Spire set to pay out £27.2m in Paterson compensation

Spire Healthcare is set to fork out £27.2m from its cash reserves to settle claims regarding former consultant Ian Paterson, who earlier this year was found guilty of wounding with intent and unlawful wounding after carrying out unnecessary breast surgery on patients between 1997 and…...

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Nursing a serious problem

Alistair Kleebauer examines the impact of the current shortage of nurses on the care home market and questions whether the proposed solutions go far enough Nursing homes are facing significant challenges including nurse shortages, a lack of clinical leadership and rising costs of social care,…...

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NMC looks to enter UK fertility market

One of the Gulf’s leading hospital providers, London-listed NMC Health, has said it wants to expand its fertility business in the UK. In his first interview since taking over as chief executive of the UAE-based business in March, Prasanth Manghat told The Telegraph: ‘We are…...

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Nuffield Health reports strong income growth following reorganisation

NHS activity declines but self-pay and wellbeing division boost charity’s 2016 results Charitable hospital group Nuffield Health has reported a 5% increase in hospital revenue to £550.2m for the year ended 31 December 2016. In common with other independent hospital providers, the 31-strong hospital division…...

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Voyage acquires FHL

Voyage Care has acquired Focused Healthcare Limited (FHL) for an undisclosed sum. London-based FHL provides care services for children and young people with complex, acute and chronic illnesses. Nicki Nicholls, who founded FHL in 2009, will stay on as managing director. Voyage chief executive Andrew…...

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Ramsay makes headway despite tariff reductions

‘Challenging tariff environments’ have pegged back profits at Ramsay’s European businesses, the company said today as it announced results for the year ended 30 June 2017. UK revenue was up 4.6% to £449.2m. However, tariff reductions impacted on margins and EBITDAR growth slowed – rising…...

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Voyage acquires paediatric healthcare firm

Specialist provider of paediatric complex healthcare Focused Healthcare Limited (FHL) has been acquired by Voyage Care for an undisclosed sum. London-based FHL was established in 2009 by paediatric nurse Nicki Nicholls and provides care services to children and young people with complex, acute and chronic…...

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