Four Seasons takes a significant step towards profitability

The reduction of the Four Seasons Health Care estate led to a 0.3% drop in turnover but a significant reduction in its losses in 2016. Revenues were reduced from £688.1m to £686.2m, the accounts for parent company Elli Investments Limited show for the year ended…...

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UHS says it may go to phase 2 investigation rather than divest

Cygnet Healthcare owner, Universal Health Services (UHS) has indicated that it may not offer up remedies to prevent an-depth investigation by the CMA into its acquisition of Cambian’s Adult Care Services division. The US healthcare giant has until tomorrow to decide if it will offer…...

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Cambian eyes growth as it focuses on children’s services

Cambian today announced a 13% increase in revenue to £182.1m for the year ending 31 December 2016, saying that significant opportunities for margin improvement lie ahead following the sale of its adult services business to Cygnet in December. The financial performance of its children’s services business, now…...

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O’Reilly to keep counsel for Barchester

Barchester Healthcare has appointed Mike O’Reilly as general counsel, company secretary and director of care, risk and compliance. Originally a commercial lawyer, O’Reilly was risk management director at Four Seasons Health Care, where he worked for six years. He said: ‘It is a huge privilege…...

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Cygnet faces CMA investigation into Cambian acquisition

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced plans to conduct a phase 2 investigation into Cygnet Healthcare’s acquisition of Cambian’s adult services division. The watchdog, which has taken an increasing interest in the healthcare sector in recent years, said it had looked at around…...

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Quality matters

Healthcare has long been attracting interest from private equity funds looking for solid growth platforms with strong management teams. Tim Barsby, business development director at Carter Schwartz talks to Apposite Capital managing partner David Porter about what makes good leadership in a sector where high…...

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Lack of information over fees highlighted in CMA care home inquiry responses

A lack of information about the prices charged by providers of care homes for older people, insufficient guidance about the discharge process from hospital into a care home and difficulties understanding how the costs of staying in a care home are going to be met,…...

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Virtual GP provider expands in Asia

Virtual GP provider Doctor Care Anywhere has continued to expand its reach after entering into a partnership with international insurance broker Abacare. Under the deal, Doctor Care Anywhere will provide its online doctor consultation, referral and prescription services to Abacare’s corporate clients in the Asia-Pacific…...

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Planning approval: avoiding the legal pitfalls

Decisions by the Planning Appeal Inspectorate care often deliver a swerve-ball . Tom Barton, associate at Trowers & Hamlins LLP, investigates The recent decision by the Planning Appeal Inspectorate in respect of Parkview Care’s site in Ashford, Kent has highlighted the dangers of seeking to…...

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A better way to pay?

The independent sector has driven many new approaches to treating mental health patients who need secure care. But key challenges including the way fees are negotiated must be addressed to achieve the best quality outcomes, providers tell Ann McGauran. NHS commissioners must take into account…...

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