Saturday, February 16, 2019

GP at Hand gets green light for Birmingham expansion

NHS England (NHSE) has given the green light for Babylon Health to expand its virtual GP service, GP at Hand, in Birmingham. NHSE blocked plans...

Priory closes new hospital after ‘Inadequate’ CQC rating

The Priory Group is closing a newly opened low secure hospital for young people after it was placed into special measures by the CQC. The...
Kinvara is a new private hospital opened in Rotherham Yorkshire

New private hospital opens in Yorkshire

A new private healthcare provider backed by HSBC has opened its first multi-specialty acute private hospital in Yorkshire. Kinvara Private Hospital has opened on the...
Integral Medical Holdings says evergreen contracts held back profits in 2018

Integral Medical shifts strategy after evergreen contracts peg back profits

Limited profitability from evergreen contracts held back earnings for primary care provider Integral Medical Holdings last year. The company, which was established in 2013 and...
Central London private acute hospital market stalls

Central London hospital revenues stall

The outlook for central London’s acute private hospital market remains uncertain as new figures from LaingBuisson indicate that revenues stalled in 2017 due to...
Sir Richard Sykes will take over chairmanship of King Edward VII Hospital in April

King Edward VII appoints new chair

Sir Richard Sykes has been appointed chairman of King Edward VII hospital, following news that current chairman Robin Broadhurst will retire at the end...
PHP has acquired the Oakwood Lane Medical Centre in Leeds

PHP continues to expand portfolio

Primary Health Properties has continued to enlarge its portfolio with the acquisition of Chapeloak Investments Ltd for £5.4m. Chapeloak owns the Oakwood Lane Medical Centre...
IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at what 2019 has in store for medical practice

Practice 2019

IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at what the coming year holds in store for independent healthcare medical practice What does ‘Independent’ mean? Free from outside...

Virgin planning for drop in revenue as mature contracts come to an end

Virgin Care Ltd has announced a 3% drop in turnover to £40.9m for the year ended 31 March 2018 and said it expects revenue...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

NHS long term plan: what’s the verdict?

Welcome signals for inclusion in NHS Long Term Plan but more work needed on developing genuine partnership In a rare break from Brexit headlines, for...