Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Alternative funding for imaging equipment

As the NHS continues to raid capital budgets to continue delivering essential services, it is not just buildings but vital equipment that is falling...

Safety dominates debate at Private Healthcare Summit

Key stakeholders from across independent healthcare gathered in London this week for the Private Healthcare Summit, which was set against a backdrop of increased...

A fair deal for would-be parents

English clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are continuing to reduce the number of IVF treatment cycles they fund. How is this affecting demand for self-funded...

IVF – a boom ahead?

The UK fertility market is set to grow by 3% a year, and with rates per female population below many of its European neighbours...

Practice purchases and negligence – can the risk be alleviated?

Hazel Philips, specialist healthcare lawyer at law firm Royds Withy King, looks at the actions corporate dentistry groups can take to mitigate risk when buying...

Revitalising the sector with outcomes analytics

Regulation is pushing the independent healthcare sector to collect and publish more data on outcomes than ever before but the use of outcomes data...

Paying for prevention

With 30% of five-year-olds in deprived areas suffering some form of tooth decay, is it time for a new dental contract that focuses more...

Investor interest in healthcare real estate accelerating

Investor activity in healthcare real estate is accelerating despite continued yield compression, as the sector outperforms other real estate and investment options, delegates at...

Breaking new ground

Ministers have accepted Sir Robert Naylor’s recommendation for private sector funding of NHS primary care estate and the three largest companies in the sector...

Beyond bricks and mortar

Hospitals, as we know them, are changing. Advances in technology have made inroads into healthcare delivery to varying degrees around the world. In the UK,...