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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...

Assura buys medical centres for £50m 

Assura has bought two unnamed medical centres, and one of the largest primary healthcare facilities in the UK in Stratford-upon-Avon, for £50m. Stratford Healthcare Centre...

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 clinic comes after a five-year period...

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...
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...

Medical Solutions partners with travel insurer

Medical Solutions, a private provider of remote GP services, has partnered with travel insurance specialist tifgroup to provide its customers with UK-based GP services...
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Troubling times for Cygnet as another facility goes into special measures

Another hospital operated by mental health provider Cygnet Health Care has been placed in special measures by the CQC. Cygnet Yew Trees, a 10-bed hospital...

All private hospital capacity turned over to the NHS to help battle Covid-19

All private hospital capacity in England will be turned over en bloc to the NHS to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic as part of...

NHS trusts urged to use independent capacity to restart some routine electives

NHS trusts are being urged to fully use spare capacity, including independent sector, to restart non-urgent elective procedures under plans to restore some non-Covid-19...

PMI demand yet to recover from 2008 downturn as UK heads into recession

The market for private medical insurance demonstrated very low growth in 2018, continuing the static trend seen since 2015 as hikes in insurance premium...