Sunday, February 17, 2019

Spire appoints CFO

Spire Healthcare has appointed Jitesh Sodha as chief financial officer, taking up the position at the beginning of October. In March Sodha stepped down as...
IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at what 2019 has in store for medical practice

The right cover for doctors

Indemnity and insurance can be a minefield for doctors embarking on private practice as IDF CEO Sue Smith explains All practicing doctors are required by...
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...

Safety investigations should include private patients, says NHSPN

Powers held by the proposed Health Service Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB) should include investigations of patient safety incidents in the independent healthcare sector. Under proposals,...

Improved occupancy rates pushes Nightingale into profit

Improved occupancy rates have driven a 12% rise in turnover for central-London psychiatric hospital Florence Nightingale. The Marylebone-based facility, which trades as Nightingale Hospital, said...
Kevin Thomson rejoins Nuffield Health

Kevin Thomson rejoins Nuffield

Former Nuffield Health director Kevin Thomson has rejoined the charity as new business and market development director. Thomson originally joined the charity as head of...

Income dips at Tetbury

Charitable hospital provider Tetbury Hospital Trust Ltd has reported an 2% dip in total income to £2.6m for the year ended 31 March 2018...

Assura plc appoints non-executive director

Primary care property investor Assura plc has appointed Jonathan Davies as a non-executive director. Davies has been chief financial officer at catering company SSP Group...

Over half of acute trusts switch to NHS e-referrals

More than half of acute hospital trusts in England have gone paperless and are now digitally processing GP referrals for outpatient appointments. From 1 October...

Vitality enhances GP app

VitalityHealth has launched a new app-based GP service, which it says provides a full ‘clinic in your pocket’ experience for its members. The enhanced Vitality...