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Cygnet committed to making improvements at site threatened with closure

Cygnet Hospital Colchester has said it is committed to improving services at the site after it was told it could face closure unless ‘significant...
People encouraged to raise care concerns

CQC sets out new strategy for more responsive regulation

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said it will take a more flexible approach to how it regulates health and social care providers so...

Medical Solutions launches preventative health services

Medical Solutions has launched an ‘emotional wellbeing’ and an ‘aches and pain’ service as part of its ‘Holistic Health’ proposition, which is designed to...

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...

Priory faces significant fine over patient’s death

The Priory Group has pleaded guilty to health and safety charges following the death of a vulnerable young patient in its care in 2012. Brighton Magistrates...

Alantra establishes healthcare real estate team

Mid-market investment bank Alantra has launched a UK healthcare real assets offering to meet increasing global demand. With interest rates at an all-time low, the...

Switzerland: Hirslanden signs second PPP

The Hirslanden Private Hospital Group has signed a public-private partnership agreement with the Basel-Land Cantonal Hospital (KSBL) to treat musculoskeletal disorders. At the end of...
What will the NHS Long Term Plan mean for mental health?

Young people advised to go private as CAMHS eligibility tightens

GPs are advising parents of young people with mental health problems to seek private treatment as increasing numbers of referrals are rejected by CAMHS. A...

Labour calls for inquiry into Hancock interview

The Labour party has called for an inquiry after Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock was accused of endorsing Babylon Health services in...

HCA UK gets go-ahead for hospital

HCA Healthcare UK and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) have received planning permission to build a £65m hospital together in Birmingham, West...