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...
Profits slide after tough regulatory year for Runwood Homes

More capital chasing fewer assets

Healthcare has always been something of a safe haven in troubled times, but current market sentiment suggests enthusiasm for the services side of the...
What will the NHS Long Term Plan mean for mental health?

A plan for mental health

The NHS Long Term Plan sets out new funding and targets for NHS mental health. Tim Read, director, UK and Europe healthcare advisory at...
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...
Integral Medical Holdings says evergreen contracts held back profits in 2018

Swelling market for a service under pressure

Frequently viewed as a cosmetic procedure, varicose vein removal is being restricted to the point where it could soon become non-existent on the NHS...

Pressure to regulate

The non-surgical cosmetic procedure market is enjoying burgeoning growth with a younger clientele as social media and celebrity culture drive demand for ‘quick and...