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...

A model for patient-centred care

Catherine Zeliotis, senior associate and healthcare leader at global architectural practice Stantec, discusses how design of the Taussig Cancer Center at Cleveland Clinic in...

Cosmetic treatments – a new generation

New research from LaingBuisson suggests that demand for cosmetic surgery has softened since the global economic crisis and PIP scandal but non-surgical treatments are...

Opportunities in oncology

IDF CEO Sue Smith, along with President John O’Connor and Professor John Crown, discuss the impact of new cancer treatments There is never a good...

Paying your way

As NHS work declines, major hospital operators are increasingly looking to take advantage of the uplift in self-pay by offering easy payment options. Anna...

Adapt or die

Independent healthcare is facing unprecedented challenges as the fall-out from Paterson and the CQC report continue, the NHS reins in spending and Brexit casts...

The paperless referral

From the start of this month, acute providers will no longer be paid for any first outpatient appointment that hasn’t been made electronically.  NHS...

PHIN – moving between phases

Anna Cole-Bailey, spoke to PHIN chief executive Matt James about the organisation’s progress so far; a mood change in the private sector and the...

Clearing the mist on cataract surgery

With demand for cataract surgery on the rise, it is little wonder that some CCGs are looking to restrict access by introducing ‘visual acuity’...

Unlocking the potential of In Vitro Diagnostics

In Vitro Diagnostics is gaining the attention of pharma companies and health systems across the globe as new technology paves the way for early...