David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

The workforce of the future

What does the NHS People Plan mean for the independent sector? Workforce pressures are undoubtedly the biggest issue currently facing the health service, with both...

Digital healthcare: in for the long haul

Digital technology has the power to transform how health services are delivered but, according to new research from LaingBuisson, large-scale adoption in the UK...

LaingBuisson dental report: the rise of private pay

New figures from LaingBuisson reveal that the value of the private dental market overtook NHS dentistry for the first time last year. To coincide...

Dental charges: Mind the gap

Rising demand for cosmetic dentistry and specialist services are often cited as key drivers of the recent boom in private dental care, but the...

The state of things to come

More than a year after the government accepted almost of all of the proposals laid out in Sir Robert Naylor’s far-reaching review of NHS...

Healthcare real estate: safe as houses

Strong underlying demographic trends, assured government funding and returns that are outperforming other real estate sectors are driving institutional investors of all types to...
IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at what 2019 has in store for medical practice

Setting up in private practice

IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at the options for doctors embarking on the their first independent medical practice I am making my first moves to...

A healthy return

Political turmoil, late economic cycle fears and the search for yield have sent investors flocking for cover in stable sectors underpinned by long-term demographics...

Healthcare property in central London

Space has always been at a premium in London’s Harley Street Medical Area but new market entrants and flexible models of occupancy are set...

Talking therapy in the virtual space

Talking therapy is moving off the couch and into the virtual space and the independent sector is leading the way. Dr Michelle Tempest, partner...