Sunday, February 17, 2019

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...

London Medical appoints Tony Graff as chief executive

Tony Graff has been appointed chief executive officer of London Medical. The new position at the private specialist outpatient...

The best in health and social care celebrate in style at 13th LaingBuisson Awards

The 13th LaingBuisson Awards took place yesterday evening (15 November). More than 1,000 people were present at the annual awards ceremony which celebrates the best...

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...

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...
Eye surgeons launch clinic in central London

Nordic Capital acquires Ober Scharrer Group

Nordic Capital Fund IX has acquired OberScharrer Group (OSG), a German ophthalmology provider, from Palamon Capital Partners. The value of the deal has not been...

Elysium Healthcare fined £500,000 over patient death

Elysium Healthcare has been fined £500,000 following the death of a patient who leapt out of an unsecured minibus door while the vehicle was...

Trust halts use of Vanguard theatre after CCG raises concern over costs

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) has halted use of a mobile operating theatre run by Vanguard Health Solutions after the local CCG said...

Cigna and Aetna among world’s most ‘valuable’ healthcare brands

International health insurers Aetna and Cigna are among the world’s most valuable healthcare brands, according to research by consultancy Brand Finance. Aetna was ranked third...

IHPN and ADG agree closer working relationship

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) and the Association of Dental Groups (ADG) have strengthened their ties after agreeing a new ‘memorandum...