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...

LaingBuisson boosts international presence with acquisition of Intuition

LaingBuisson has acquired Intuition Communication, a provider of market intelligence and data for the international medical travel and UK private healthcare markets, for an undisclosed...

bablyon secures Chinese deal

babylon health has signed a deal with Chinese technology giant Tencent to use its Al system to deliver healthcare services in mainland China, including...

Health insurers commit to sharing healthcare data with CQC

Four health insurers have committed to sharing information about the quality and safety of independent healthcare services with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). AXA, Bupa,...

Mental health start-up raises £2.2m

Healios, a digital mental healthcare company in the UK, has raised £2.2m in a funding round led by investors Albion Capital and Spice Capital...

Nuffield to open PPU at St Bartholomew’s

Nuffield Health is to open a £60m 48-bed private patient unit on site at St Bartholomew’s, London’s oldest hospital, following approval from the City...