Mediclinic expands Swiss hospital portfolio

International healthcare giant Mediclinic has acquired a 60% stake in Geneva-based hospital Clinique des Grangettes for £54m. The London-listed company, which owns a 29.9% stake...

PHIN to publish data on consultants in July

The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) is asking consultants working in private practice to approve their data on the number of procedures they have...

TPC revenue dips as new facility suffers operational constraints

Cosmetic treatment and surgery provider The Private Clinic (TPC) has reported a £1.4m dip in revenue to £17.8m for the year ended 31 March...

Westfield diversifies as competition hits 2018 earnings

Increased market competition has dented earnings at health cash plan provider Westfield Contributory Health Scheme. The company reported a...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

A new deal for primary care

What do Primary Care Networks mean for the independent healthcare sector? New NHS acronym alert! As part of the NHS Long Term Plan’s commitments to...

Newcross reports another strong year of growth

Nursing recruitment agency Newcross Healthcare Solutions said 2018 was another year of strong concerted growth as turnover increased by 10% to £116.2m. The company has...

HPC appoints non-executive

Healthcare real estate developer Healthcare Property Company (HPC) has appointed Ray Stanbridge (pictured) as a non-executive director to its parent company Healthcare Property Group...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

The politics of the NHS

What have we learned from this year’s Party Conference Season? Party conferences are a useful opportunity to understand the state of the political parties and...

Cygnet to open disability service

Cygnet Hospital Taunton will open a new rehabilitation service for men with learning disabilities and complex mental health needs on 25 May. The nine-bed service,...

PHP reports ‘improving tone’ on rent reviews as income jumps 7.5%

Primary Health Properties (PHP) said today that there is an ‘improving tone’ on rent reviews in the primary care sector as it announced a...