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Brendoncare CEO to retire

Carole Sawyers, chief executive of Hampshire-based charity The Brendoncare Foundation, will be stepping down from her position at the end of June. The board of trustees are working to recruit a new chief executive. During Sawyers’ leadership, Brendoncare completed several developments, including the dementia-focused community at the Otterbourne Hill home. The...

Exemplar to open more homes as revenue and profit grows

Exemplar Health Care plans to launch care homes in Newcastle, Birmingham, Bradford and Ellesmere Port among other areas over the next 12 months. The operator,...

Complaints guidebook launched for care sector

A complaints guidebook for the UK care homes industry has been launched by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI). The guide has been published in...

Care groups express dismay over government’s immigration plans

The government’s points-based immigration system has been received with dismay by representative groups in the care sector. The system, which takes effect from 1 January,...

Occupancy and fees help revenue grow at Meallmore

Group turnover at Scottish operator Meallmore has grown 7.7%, reflecting rising occupancy levels, increasing fee rates and fill-up of constructed or bought homes. Revenue reached £52.5m during the year ended 31 March 2019, up from £48.8m the year previous, while operating profit grew to £7.8m, from £7.4m. Pre-tax profit increased...

Loneliness and social isolation strategy launched

A loneliness and social isolation strategy has been launched by the Welsh government. The strategy, which will be backed by a £1.4m fund over three years, will support community-based organisations to deliver and test out, or scale up, approaches to tackling loneliness and social isolation. A National Survey for Wales found 16%...

Novacare rebrands to Netli

Novacare has rebranded to Netli and will now offer four separate services to support the care sector across the UK. Its offering will cover workforce, CareJob.co, consulting and local authorities. Its workforce service is an all-in-one recruitment platform built for the care sector, while CareJob.co is a dedicated jobs board in Scotland. The online portal serves as a single source, centralised hub for careers in care across the country. Netli’s consulting program offers targeted research and one-to-one advice. Its local authorities platform assists care providers to tackle care sector issues, including recruitment,...

VIDEO: The Care Home Show speaks to… 

In this week’s episode Simon Parker speaks to Professor Martin Green, the chief executive of Care England, which is the leading representative body for the independent care sector.  Simon and Martin talk about how the Conservative government plans to tackle care funding and recruitment challenges, the impact on social care in a post-Brexit world, and the importance of technology and innovation to support better outcomes. https://youtu.be/-iofzC07o8I   Viewers can watch The Care Home Show on either the SP&P website or the Care Markets web page, and download the audio version to a phone, tablet or laptop...

Advanced Oncotherapy in UHB partnership deal

Advanced Oncotherapy has announced its fourth partnership in the space of two months after reaching a collaboration agreement with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). Under the deal, Advanced Oncotherapy will install its next generation proton beam LIGHT system on the UHB campus. The two organisations will also work...

Open for business

Schoen Clinic burst onto the central London private hospital market at a moment of transformation. Now, as hospital providers adopt the new MPAF and the Paterson Inquiry promises more shake-up in the consultant-hospital relationship, Schoen has truly captured the...

PHIN and NHS Digital launch data alignment consultation

A consultation on the alignment of private healthcare and NHS data has been launched today by NHS Digital and the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN).  The consultation, which comes in the wake of the Paterson Inquiry, marks a new phase in the Acute Data Alignment Programme (ADAPt) - a joint initiative between NHS Digital and PHIN aimed at bringing data...

Palatine completes sale of Vernacare

Palatine Private Equity has completed the sale of healthcare products specialist Vernacare Limited for an undisclosed sum. The deal sees private equity firm HIG Capital acquire the North-West based business. Established in 1964, Vernacare is an international healthcare products manufacturer, with infection-prevention as its core focus, with sales in excess of £60m in 64 countries. Since Palatine invested in...

Spire confirms it suspended surgeon over concerns of malpractice

Spire Healthcare has confirmed that it suspended a surgeon working at its Leeds Hospital after concerns were raised over his practice. Michael Walsh, who specialised in orthopaedic surgery, was investigated...

St Andrew’s announces plans to scale back CAMHS provision

St Andrew’s Healthcare (STAH) today announced plans to dramatically scale back its child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) concerns raised by the CQC. The charitable mental health provider said...

GenesisCare invests £20m in new technology

Cancer care provider GenesisCare has invested £20m in a new technology to include in its cancer treatment. The Mixed Reality Viewer, developed by med-tech manufacturer Brainlab, allows clinicians and...

MENA: IFC supports Humania with US$125m finance package

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the lead arranger for an Islamic financing package of up to US$125m to Humania, a private healthcare company, to help expand health services and improve medical care in Morocco and Egypt. "Healthcare and development are inextricably linked," said Sobhi Batterjee, chairman...

UAE: French medical equipment company opens first GCC office

French medical equipment company Sebia has opened its first office in the GCC region as part of a global expansion. The offices are located...

Australia: Maria Maieli steps down at Ellex

Maria Maieli has stepped down as interim chief executive officer of Australian ophthalmic laser specialists Ellex Medical Lasers. She was appointed in July last year. Ellex’s current executive chairman, Victor Previn...

Europe: Shake out in diagnostic services continues

Private equity firm Cinven is looking to exit Germany laboratories group Synlab via an initial public offering, just as Apax Partners looks to sell its stake in Swiss diagnostic...

India: Iora Health closes US$126m Series F funding

Boston-based primary care provider network Iora Health has closed its US$126m Series F funding led by India’s Premji Invest, the billion-dollar investment group of Wipro chairman Azim Premji. Existing investors...

India: Vakrangee develops rural healthcare network with Aetna

IT service management company Vakrangee has signed an agreement with Aetna-owned vHealth to offer telemedicine services and access to its nationwide network of hospitals and clinics. "We are happy to...

Hong Kong: China Dental Medical Group plans IPO

China Dental Medical Group, the largest private dental service provider in Wenzhou, is planning an initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Founded in 2011, the group owns four private dental hospitals in Wenzhou: Wenzhou Hospital and Lucheng Hospital in Wenzhou City Area, Rui’an Branch Hospital in Rui’an City and Cangnan Hospital in Longgang City. The group at profits...

France: Korian expands in the Netherlands

Ten months after entering the Dutch market, Korian Group, Europe’s largest retirement home operator, has acquired two networks and diversified into independent living and rehabilitation centres. Korian will acquire nine assets – three existing ones and six sites under development from Het Gouden Hart, a family owned company that has specialised in care residences. The founders will stay on with...

Belgium: OncoDNA raises €19m Series B

Gosselies-based healthtech company OncoDNA has raised €19m (US$20m) Series B funding led by Vesalius Biocapital III and Swisscanto Invest by Zürcher Kantonalbank. “We are delighted to have successfully raised sufficient new capital from such quality investors who will enable us to grow and increase our support to oncologists and cancer patients with our data-driven solutions,” said founder and CEO Jean-Pol Detiffe. There was also significant support from SFPI-FPIM. Historical shareholders together with CPH Bank, Inventures, Sambrinvest, Sofinim (Ackermans & Van Haaren) and SRIW also participated. OncoDNA is a private, oncology-focused healthcare technology...

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