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Social care employee referral app gathers momentum

Care Friends has paid out over £500,000 to workers via its points reward system. The employee referral app, which was launched in partnership with Skills for Care in June last year, works as a digital employee referral system allowing existing employees to recommend friends and connections for jobs in social...

Concern over mandatory Covid vaccinations for care home staff

Mandatory vaccinations for all care home staff could be subject to a legal challenge without any compelling evidence. Following media reports that staff working in care homes in England will be given 16 weeks to be vaccinated or face being redeployed away from frontline care or losing their jobs, Matthew...

Adult social care continues to ‘experience turbulence’

More than half of adult social care council directors reported providers in their area had closed, ceased trading or handed back contracts in the past six months. While the proportion (53%) was lower than the 60% between May and October last year, it was higher than the 43% in June...

Care providers ‘living hand to mouth’, says committee

The pandemic’s impact on social care has emphasised the sector is ‘not properly funded, lacks transparency and urgently needs reform’. A Public Accounts Committee report concluded the system did not work for local authorities or those paying for their own care, and that many providers were ‘living hand to mouth’, unable to make long-term decisions. The committee of MPs accused the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) as having ‘poor oversight’ of the system and seemed complacent about the risks of local market failure. Highlighting that political parties had promised reforms...

Doro Care UK collaborates with Everon to provide telecare solutions

Doro Care UK is partnering with Everon to support clients in care settings - from assisted living to individual homes – through the use of technology.   The partnership will include digital products such as Everon’s Lyra, a cloud-based call system and Doro’s Eliza, a smartcare hub. Doro Care UK, part of Doro Group, supports people to live independently using digital alarms, while Everon is a supplier of wireless emergency call solutions in the technology-enabled care market. Wendy Darling, Doro UK country director, said: ‘We are very excited to be working with Everon,...

Livi becomes first digital primary care provider rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC

Livi has become the first digital healthcare provider in England to be awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the CQC. The rating, which was based on an inspection carried out in early May, puts the Swedish-owned company in the 5% of primary care providers with an ‘Outstanding’ CQC rating. The CQC report,...

KIMS reports strong growth across all payor groups

The Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery (KIMS Hospital) has said strong growth across all payor groups helped drive a double-digit jump in revenue in the run-up to the Covid-19 pandemic. Now in its seventh year of trading, the 79-bed...

Early data suggests dental practices could relax some Covid precautions

Some of the additional precautions introduced in dental practices to minimise the risks from Covid-19 may not be required, according to early data from the largest study to date measuring aerosol generation from dental instruments in real-patient clinical scenarios. The National Institute for Health Research  and UK Research and Innovation-funded study by the University of Bristol, University Hospitals Bristol and...

Femtech start-up closes £4.2m seed funding round

Femtech and women’s health start-up Hertility Health has closed a £4.2m seed funding round led by at LocalGlobe, Venrex Investment Management, and a number of angel investors including former Bupa CEO Evelyn Bourke and Nested and GoCardless CEO Matt Robinson. The company, which provides women’s health screening services and is involved in clinical trials to reduce diagnosis time for some...

Medica appoints Barbara Moorhouse as non-executive director

Teleradiology provider, Medica Group Plc, has announced the appointment of Barbara Moorhouse as a non-executive director.  Moorhouse will join the board on 1 July 2021 and Steve Whittern, senior independent non-executive director and...

First providers taking part in ADAPt pilots announced

The creation of a national ‘whole practice’ dataset for doctors and hospitals in the NHS and private sector has moved a step closer following announcement of the first providers...

GenesisCare at Cromwell Hospital installs MRIdian MR linac

Cancer treatment specialist GenesisCare has installed a ViewRay MRIdian MR linac at its Centre for Radiotherapy at Cromwell Hospital in London, providing access to the ground-breaking radiotherapy treatment in...

Doctor Care Anywhere appoint new clinical governance chairman

Private healthcare company Doctor Care Anywhere has appointed Dr Paul Zollinger-Read CBE as chairman of its clinical governance committee. He replaces Professor Dickon Weir-Jones who steps down from the role after two years. Zollinger-Read is a practising clinician with board-level experience at public and private healthcare organisations. Formerly the Chief...

France: Pharnext strengthens cash position with €81m convertible bonds

Advanced clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, Pharnext, has issued 8,100 warrants giving access to bonds convertible into new shares, or exchangeable into existing shares, with Alpha Blue Ocean, the London-based alternative credit investor. Warrants have a par value of €10,000 (US$12,100) each in 35l tranches, providing the company with €81m in financing. Proceeds of the financing program, together with cash on hand, is to be used primarily to continue the development of the Pivotal Phase III clinical study of PXT3003 in CMT1A and to extend its cash runaway. “This program relieves our financing...

Digital marketing for Iran’s health tourism

Before 2016, hospitals in Iran did not use multilingual websites to promote their services to international patients.  New research on Iran’s health tourism market, combining analysis of 23 hospital websites, five leading facilitator companies and a survey of 80 patients in a Tehran hospital in 2019, has demonstrated a clear...

EU’s slow progress with tourism

Fully vaccinated travellers, including medical tourists, may soon be welcome to visit most countries in the European Union. But after weeks of debate among EU countries, the plans to open borders quickly to most countries have been put on hold. At least for a few more weeks potential medical tourists will have to closely study the rules for the country they are in and the country they want to go to and accept that change can be almost instant. Tourists, health tourists and medical tourists will be allowed into the bloc's...

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