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...
LGA estimates £1bn funding gap for adult social care in 2019/20

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...