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Vitality incentivises members to live better for longer

Health insurer Vitality has launched a data-driven programme to help its members take action to maximise longevity. The move is the latest step in Vitality’s...

Robotic surgical system acquired by The Christie Private Care

HCA Healthcare UK is installing the da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system at The Christie Private Care in Manchester – its ten-year partnership with...

Healthcode launches free online training programme

Healthcare technology specialist Healthcode has launched a free online tutorial service to help independent practitioners utilise its software. The Healthcode Academy provides a modular training programme which...

Surrey hospital to close following inadequate CQC rating

Shrewsbury Court Independent Hospital has said it will close on 17 December after the CQC imposed urgent conditions requiring rapid improvements at the site. Based...

Targets in jeopardy after ‘alarming’ rise in NHS waits

NHS plans to eliminate two-year waits for routine treatment and curb further increases in the overall numbers waiting by next March appear to be...

Independent sector must have key role in tackling elective backlog

The government needs to engage the independent healthcare sector in a similar way to the early 2000s to tackle the elective backlog, according to...

St Andrew’s Northampton prevented from admitting patients without CQC consent

St Andrew’s Healthcare (STAH) in Northampton has been prevented from admitting new patients to some wards without prior consent from the CQC after inspectors...

Rutherford Health and Bupa join forces to open new health clinics

Rutherford Health and global health giant Bupa have entered into a partnership to open Bupa clinics at the cancer treatment specialists’ sites in Liverpool and...

Alliance Medical announces plans for Surrey PET-CT facility

Alliance Medical has announced plans to open a state-of-the-art, digital PET-CT facility at the Surrey Research Park in Guildford in collaboration with Royal Surrey...

New Directions expands training and recruitment offering

New Directions Health and Social Care has expanded its services to offer short and long-term nursing placements and permanent positions in private healthcare. A service...