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HICA Group acquires Bridlington adult care centre

HICA Group has taken over ownership of Swan House Day Centre, in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, for an undisclosed sum. The centre, which helps to improve the independence of service users who have a range of learning disabilities, was previously owned by John and Susan Ropero. They have decided...

Person Centred Software grows with deal for ResHub

Person Centred Software (PCS) has further expanded its connected care platform with the acquisition of ResHub. Founded by Sean McLoughlin and Neil Hosey in 2020, ResHub is a SaaS-based age-tech platform that helps older adults tailor their day how they want. Its cloud-hosted platform aims to help residents engage socially...

Greensleeves Care expands provision with acquisition

Greensleeves Care has expanded its not-for-profit provision with the acquisition of Broadacres, a residential care home in Barton Turf, Norfolk. An independently owned and run home, Broadacres has been operating for nearly 40 years. With capacity for 28 residents, the property was converted from a private residence in 1986 and...

Capital’s homeowners shut out of housing with care, report finds

Over half of boroughs in London do not have any housing with care schemes for older homeowners, despite seven in 10 of them owning their home. Releasing the findings, ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators) has also published a manifesto on housing with care for older people in the capital city and is challenging all Greater London Assembly (GLA) members and staff, borough councillors and officials to visit a scheme in or around the capital by the end of the year. Drawing on analysis from the Centre for London, ARCO’s manifesto reveals...

Exemplar opens Greenacre Park following refurbishment

Exemplar Health Care has opened Greenacre Park in Humberstone, Leicestershire, following refurbishment and extension of the former building. Greenacre Park has replaced Foxton Grange, a care home for older people that closed in February 2021. It is Exemplar’s first home in Leicester and focuses on supporting adults living with complex mental health needs, neuro-disabilities, including Huntington’s disease, and physical disabilities. The setting has 28 bedrooms, each with an ensuite wet room, split across two, 14-bed communities. Knighten Unit will support male adults living with complex mental health needs, whereas Watermead Unit will...

NHS insourcing: the cost-effective solution?

Insourcing business 18 Week Support now works with more than 50 NHS trusts, performing more than 100,000 procedures a year. As financial pressure and industrial action continue to take their toll on the NHS, CEO Claire Dubowski argues why greater use of insourcing is one of the most effective...

AXA Health acquires digital triage and NHS insourcing provider

AXA Health has acquired digital healthcare and NHS insourcing provider Healthcare Business Solutions (HBSUK). Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. AXA Health works with a number of digital health providers and partnered with HBSUK to launch a direct...

WPA launches digital health service

PMI provider WPA has launched a digital health app aimed at helping employers with restricted health budgets to improve workforce wellbeing. WPA Digital Health offers corporate clients who don’t have access to PMI a suite of affordable health services and content which is integrated into a single platform. It includes health insights and tips along with a symptom checker which signposts...

Practice Plus Group hospitals join Bupa network

Bupa UK insurance has added Practice Plus Group to its network. Previously part of Care UK where it focused solely on NHS activity, Practice Plus Group entered the private pay market with its lower cost self-pay proposition, now branded Wellsoon, in 2020. It specialises in high volume procedures such as cataract removal and hip and knee replacement, with patient reported outcomes...

Revenue rises as ASI ramps up activity

Ambulatory Surgery International (ASI), which operates London’s One Welbeck, has reported a 39% leap in revenue to £51.1m for the year ended 31 December 2022 on the back of...

Dame Carol Black to lead OH Taskforce

The government has appointed an occupational health tsar to head the newly created Occupational Health Taskforce announced earlier this week. Dame Carol Black, who chairs the Centre for Ageing Better...

Diagnostics and disease insight platform raises £6.7m in new funding round

University of Birmingham spin-out Tagomics has raised £6.7m in a funding round led by Calculus Capital to accelerate development of cutting-edge disease insight and diagnostics platform. Launched in 2020, Tagomics’...

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