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CMA continues to step up enforcement action against hospitals and consultants

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is continuing to step up enforcement action against private hospitals and consultants that fail to submit data to...

Demand for private healthcare continues to reach record levels

The latest figures from Healthcode indicate that demand for private healthcare continues to rise following a record year for the sector in 2023. Speaking at...

Government plans to expand patient choice after accepting panel recommendations

NHS patients will have a choice of provider for outpatient treatments, including diagnostic procedures such as endoscopies and ambulatory ECG, under plans announced by...

New robotic surgery system pioneered at Spire Nottingham

Spire Nottingham Hospital has become the first facility in the UK to offer VELYS™ Orthopaedic Robotic-Assisted surgery for knee replacements.   The system works by drawing...

Ridouts joins HCR Law

Specialist health and care law firm Ridouts has joined HCR Law. Ridouts acts for care homes, children’s homes, GP and dental practices, homecare agencies, supported...

Efforts to reduce NHS backlog stall despite progress on long waits

Further progress has been made to reduce the number of people waiting more than 65 weeks for NHS treatment, but efforts to reduce the...

More people using insurance to access health services

New research from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed a sharp increase in demand for healthcare services funded by health and protection...

Practice Plus Group buys BMI Edgbaston Hospital

Practice Plus Group has acquired BMI Edgbaston Hospital from Circle Health Group in a move that will expand its lower cost private healthcare proposition...

Cromwell Hospital introduces Aquablation therapy

Bupa-owned Cromwell Hospital in London has introduced Aquablation therapy - a minimally invasive procedure that uses a robotically controlled waterjet to treat a symptomatic...

HCA Healthcare UK to open two women’s health centres

HCA Healthcare UK has announced an £18m investment in two new outpatient centres dedicated to women’s healthcare. Both centres will deliver diagnosis and treatment for...