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Phoenix Hospital Group acquires Baddow Hospital

Phoenix Hospital Group (PHG) has expanded outside of central London for the first time with the acquisition of Baddow Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex for...

Schoen Clinic signs promotional deal with golf champions

Schoen Clinic London has teamed up with four Open Champion golfers to showcase its specialist approach to orthopaedic healthcare. The German company, which opened its...

Aviva extends mental health cover to online addiction

Health insurer Aviva has included addiction to online gambling, gaming and social media in its mental health cover for corporate clients. Large organisations on Aviva’s...

AXA PPP healthcare profits surge

AXA PPP healthcare has reported a 3.6% rise in gross premium income to £1.55bn for the year ended 31 December 2018. The UK’s second largest...
Fertility experts urge IVF clinics to share success rates

Bourn Hall sales leap after reorganisation

IVF provider Bourn Hall Ltd has posted a 32% leap in sales for the year ended 31 December 2018 following a major reorganisation. Under a...

£12m invested in new mental health facility

Enhanced Community Healthcare Options (ECHO), in conjunction with construction company Seddon Group, is investing £12m in a new 51-bed mental health centre for people...

Transforming primary care with data and AI

Digital healthcare is heralded as a way to make care more accessible and more efficient - particularly when it comes to primary care, where...
IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at what 2019 has in store for medical practice

Travelling for health

IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at the ups and downs of building and maintaining an international private patient business.  The attraction of an international clientele...

Income down as Retreat realigns for outpatient services

Disposals and closures pushed Quaker-owned mental health charity the Retreat York deeper into deficit in 2018 as it transitioned from inpatient provision to a...

E-billing at all-time high in private healthcare

Electronic billing (e-billing) in the private healthcare sector continues to grow due to demand from non-hospital providers, Healthcode has revealed.    The volume of PMI bills...