IHPN seeks feedback on Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) is asking independent providers for feedback on its forthcoming Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework (MPAF), due for launch at...

King Edward’s CEO steps down

Andrew Robertson has resigned as chief executive of King Edward VII’s Hospital after four years in the role. A spokesperson for the hospital said Robertson...

US health giant Penn Medicine opens in London

Penn Medicine has become the latest US based healthcare provider to open its doors in London. The organisation, which is owned by the University of...

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...
Mental health hospital placed into special measures by CQC

Children struggling to access mental health services, says CQC report

Children and young people are reaching ‘crisis point’ before accessing mental health services because public services are not working together effectively, a report from...

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...

Colosseum Dental Group appoints CEO and CFO

Pan European dentistry provider Colosseum Dental Group has appointed Stefan Nilsson as its chief executive officer and Daniel Fehr as its chief financial officer. Nilsson,...

Vocare renews £1.2m contract with NHS

Vocare Limited, a subsidiary of UK out-of-hospital services provider Totally plc, has renewed a contract worth £1.2m a year with Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation...

IHPN chief executive responds to Health Select Committee report

The Health and Social Care Select Committee has welcomed the NHS Long Term Plan proposals to replace existing competition rules but said independent providers...

St Andrew’s expands in Birmingham

A vocational centre for the support of patients with mental health illnesses and autistic spectrum disorders will open at St Andrew’s Birmingham in July. Workbridge...