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...

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...

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...
NHS competitive tendering worth less than 2% of NHS CCG spending

More than two-thirds of NHS-funded abortions happen in independent sector

Almost three quarters (70%) of NHS-funded abortions took place in the independent sector in 2017. A Department of Health & Social Care report titled Abortion...

AXA backed start up launches ‘low cost’ cover for SMEs

AXA PPP healthcare-backed insurance start-up, Equipsme, has launched a range of low-cost insurance plans for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the UK. The company...

Elysium makes three acquisitions

Elysium Healthcare has acquired a mental health hospital and two learning disability services, bringing its portfolio to more than 50 sites. The Limes Hospital in...

Bupa Health teams with Waitrose for in-store health checks

Shoppers will start seeing Bupa Health services offered in 17 Waitrose stores across the country as part of a partnership between Bupa and the...

PwC backs start-up

PwC has taken a 25% equity stake in health technology company Perfect Ward, creators of an app designed to speed up inspection processes for...