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Aviva launches new private medical insurance service

Flat PMI growth leading to innovation, LaingBuisson report finds

PMI markets have remained ‘stagnant’ for the second year running, but a new trend of insurers repositioning themselves as ‘health and wellbeing’ providers could...

PHIN appoints clinical advisor

Dr Natalie Silvey has been appointed a clinical advisor at the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN). Working part-time at PHIN alongside her role as a...

Gender divide in cosmetic procedures

The number of cosmetic surgery procedures being performed is declining slightly, but a gender divide is becoming ‘clear’ for some treatments, according to the...

Sensyne Health signs research agreement with NHS trust

AI clinical healthcare company Sensyne Health has entered into a strategic research agreement with an NHS trust to use AI to analyse genetic data...

NHS PPUs offer ‘win-win’ for NHS and private sector, says consultant

‘Build and they will come’ was the message on NHS private patient units (PPUs) that rang out at yesterday's Private Healthcare Summit. Philip Housden, founder...
Totally launches insourcing subsidiary

Vocare awarded contract extension worth £4.1m

Out-of-hospital services provider Totally plc has secured contract extensions worth £4.1m through its wholly owned subsidiary Vocare Limited. Vocare, a provider of urgent care services...

Hg makes sale to Vista

Hg is to sell its healthcare workforce management software provider, Allocate Software, to US technology firm Vista Equity Partners. UK based Allocate provides operational and...

PPU guidance consultation opens

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened a consultation on draft guidance for reviewing private patient unit (PPU) arrangements. It follows a private healthcare...

AXA PPP launches app

AXA PPP has partnered with London-based technology start-up Spoon Guru to give its large corporate members access to a health and nutrition app. Spoon Guru’s...

Ealing tenders community services contract

Ealing CCG has tendered a £450m ten-year contract for the running of community services in the west-London borough. The contract will run from May 2019,...