Saturday, February 16, 2019
Statins reduce the cardiovascular disease risk in older people

Statins reduce cardiovascular disease risk in older people, study finds

Statin therapy should be more widely used among older people as it reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to Medical Research...
Scottish political parties unite to beat loneliness

Political parties unite to beat loneliness

Political parties north of the border have joined forces to beat loneliness in Scotland. Lib Dem Leader Willie Rennie, Scottish Conservative interim leader Jackson Carlaw,...
Ashley House reports losses

Lack of financial closures results in losses for Ashley House

Ashley House posted a pre-tax loss of £1.7m during the half-year to 31 October 2018 as no schemes reached financial close. The health and social...
Kenneth MacKenzie, Target Fund Managers chief executive officer

Target maintains momentum with acquisitions

Target Healthcare completed £50.8m worth of acquisitions in the final quarter of 2018. Deals included one operational home and two sites on which pre-let properties...
Andrew Ovey, head of healthcare, AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets

AXA IM enters Irish care home sector

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (AXA IM-RA) has entered the Irish care home sector with the acquisition of ten properties, for an undisclosed...

Care bodies call for better oversight

Two leading care groups have called for an oversight body to look at how local authorities are delivering social care due to a lack...
Gordon Sutherland, Tunstall Healthcare chief executive

Tunstall offloads North American business

Tunstall Healthcare has sold its North American business to Connect America for an undisclosed sum. The sale of Tunstall Americas is part of group’s strategic...

CMA serves enforcement order over foster care deal

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating the completed acquisition by Core Assets Group (CAG) of Partnership in Children’s Services (PiCS). The authority has...
Care Inspectorate chief executive Peter Macleod

Care complaints on the rise, inspectorate finds

The number of care complaints received over a four-year period in Scotland increased to 4,696 in 2017/18 from 4,440 in 2014/15, the Care Inspectorate...
CareTech’s purchase of Cambian cleared by CMA

CareTech raises £32m through ground rent agreement

CareTech has raised £32.6m through a ground rent agreement with Alpha Real Capital LLP.  Under the deal, the freehold of 24 CareTech properties will be...