Chancellor’s IPT freeze welcomed 

Insurance providers and intermediaries have expressed relief after insurance premium tax (IPT) was not raised in the Autumn Budget, having previously warned further rises...
Optegra boosted by Harley Street hospital

New eye surgery clinic opens in central London

A new private eye surgery clinic has been launched in central London by three of the UK’s leading NHS surgeons. Based in New Cavendish Street,...

Mobile diagnostics service launches in London

Thought to be the first of its kind in the UK, a start-up mobile diagnostics service called VisitHealth has launched in the London area,...
New blow to Spire Healthcare

New blow to Spire Healthcare

Spire Healthcare is at the centre of a fresh investigation into unnecessary surgery after a number of people who received pelvic floor surgery using...

Harley Street Clinic invests in brain cancer technology in UK first  

HCA’s Harley Street Clinic has acquired a medical device designed to treat patients with aggressive and complex brain tumours previously considered untreatable. Clinical trials for...

NHS launches app

A free healthcare app for patients in England is to be rolled out in what Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt hopes will...

UDG Healthcare acquires two businesses  

UDG Healthcare has acquired two healthcare focused businesses in NewYork through its global division Ashfield Healthcare. Advertising agency Create NYC and SmartAnalyst, a consulting company...

Over-50s delaying treatment

The over-50s are delaying treatment for painful conditions due to concerns over surgery and recovery times, according to research by orthopaedic specialist the Fortius...

AXA PPP launches health plan with coaching service

AXA PPP healthcare has launched a new health plan for companies, which includes telephone coaching to help improve employee health and wellbeing. The Realise Health...

Ramsay Health Care appoints non-executive director

Dr Claudia Süssmuth Dyckerhoff has been appointed a non-executive director of the board of Ramsay Health Care. Dyckerhoff is a senior advisor to US management...