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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...

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...

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...

Nuffield opening

Nuffield Health has opened its 29th medical clinic located in one of its 112 health and fitness gyms. Bringing together its medical and fitness propositions...

Workplace mental health initiatives set to rise

Nearly half of UK companies now have mental health wellbeing programmes in place according to the professional body Reward & Employee Benefits Association (REBA). According...

Ramsay Health Care and Ascension in joint buying venture

Ramsay Health Care has entered into a joint venture with US healthcare group Ascension to build a new global supply chain. Ascension, the largest non-profit...

Primonial Group to buy 71 hospitals from Medical Properties Trust

Primonial Group is planning a joint venture with global healthcare real estate investor Medical Properties Trust (MPT) which will see the French asset manager...

Spire appoints CFO

Spire Healthcare has appointed Jitesh Sodha as chief financial officer, taking up the position at the beginning of October. In March Sodha stepped down as...