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Chiswick medical centre announces opening of new one-stop breast unit

Chiswick Medical Centre, part of HCA Healthcare UK, has announced the opening of a new one-stop breast unit. The unit, which includes some of the...

Bupa extends comprehensive mental health cover for individuals

Bupa is launching what it has described as the UK’s most extensive mental health cover for individual PMI subscribers. The new package follows the launch...

Totally announces £2.5m worth of contract extensions

Totally plc has announced a number of contract extensions worth a total of £2.5m. The contract extensions are across its wholly-owned subsidiaries About Health...

Waiting times review must not dilute standards, warn MPs

MPs have warned NHS England (NHSE) not to use its review of waiting times to ‘water down’ standards and make failing targets easier to...

NHS Long Term Plan: Playing the waiting game

How to make sense of the NHS’ proposals to transform waiting times With record numbers of NHS patients currently waiting for elective care – over...

Legal costs impact on MHC

Mental health and learning disabilities service provider Mental Health Care UK (MHC) has reported a 5.1% increase in revenue to £30.3m for the year...

BMI hospital closures continue

BMI Healthcare has closed its Fawkham Manor Hospital in Dartford Kent, citing continued financial viability. The 30-bed hospital is the latest in a series of...

Elysium medical director appointed as president of forensic services

Executive medical director of Elysium Healthcare, Quazi Haque, has been appointed as president elect of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS). The...

Insurers look to cost savings as inflation rates rise

Health insurers are increasingly turning to cost-saving initiatives such as guided referral routes, prevention and virtual consultations to help keep a lid on rising...

VitalityHealth enhances cancer cover

VitalityHealth has enhanced its cancer cover for existing subscribers and introduced discounted cancer screening for some of the most common forms of the disease. The...