Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Raphael hospital told to make improvements by CQC

Cygnet Hospital told to make improvements by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told a hospital owned by mental health provider Cygnet that it must make significant improvements on a number...

Push Doctor reports overwhelming response to NHS pilot

Push Doctor is set to roll out its digital health offering to GP practices across Birmingham after an overwhelming response from patients to its...
Construction begins on new specialist hospital

Construction begins on new specialist hospital

Building work on a new £100m HCA Healthcare UK and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust specialist facility has begun. The 138-bed joint venture...
Circle Health launches hospital in Shanghai

Circle Health launches hospital in Shanghai

At long last, UK healthcare provider Circle Health has opened its first Chinese hospital in Shanghai. The Rmb200m (£23m) brand new facility is the...
Jim Easton appointed to NHS Assembly

Jim Easton appointed to NHS Assembly

Jim Easton, vice chair of the Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) and managing director of healthcare for Care UK has been appointed to the...
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...

CQC raises concern over safety of independent doctor services

A new report published today (28 March) by the CQC has again raised concern over the safety of independent sector healthcare services – this...

NHS unable to cope with growing demand for cancer and elective care

The NHS’s inability to keep up with growing demand is driving down performance against waiting times standards for elective and cancer care, according to...

CCGs restricting access to common elective procedures

Fresh evidence has emerged that CCGs are restricting access to some of the most common elective procedures in a bid to cut costs. Research from...

BMI to close two hospitals

BMI Healthcare is set to close two of its sites in the next two months due to current and anticipated decline in patient demand. The...