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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...

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...

The Exeter to pay back £5.3m in rebates to PMI customers

PMI provider The Exeter has announced that it will be returning a total of £5.3m to its health insurance members in rebate payments due...

NHS trusts urged to grow private patient activity

NHS England/Improvement (NHSE/I) is urging NHS Trusts to increase their private patient work.  Draft guidance leaked to HSJ and circulated to NHS leaders over the...

Healthshare opens flagship clinic in Hampshire

Musculoskeletal and diagnostic specialist Healthshare has officially opened its flagship clinic in Hampshire. Located in Chilcomb on the outskirts of Winchester, Healthshare Clinic Winchester will...

PHIN publishes strategy for accelerated delivery of CMA Order

The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) has set out its new strategy to deliver the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) Order aimed at providing...

Outpatient activity driving recovery in PMI

PMI activity in private hospitals exceeded pre-pandemic levels in the first nine months of this year, according to figures published by healthcare technology specialist Healthcode.  The...