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...

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...

Long waits for elective care continue to rise

The number of people waiting longer than the 18-week target for elective care has continued to rise sharply, according to figures from NHS England...

Valley Healthcare acquires two PCCs

Valley Healthcare, owned by the Irish Infrastructure Fund and managed by Glencar Healthcare, has added two primary care centres (PCCs) to its portfolio. Mitchelstown PPC...

NHSPN responds to Hunt’s warning to independent hospitals

The NHS Partners Network (NHSPN) has written to Jeremy Hunt setting out the key actions independent sector providers will take to ensure consistency and...

PHIN data will feed into NHS Digital

Independent sector healthcare data will be integrated into the NHS’s recording systems for the first time later this year, in a major next step...

The London Clinic invests in ‘multi-million-pound’ scanner 

 The London Clinic has acquired a high-strength diagnostic imaging scanner which will be used to help treat patients with cancer and conditions involving the...