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Medical Solutions partners with WPA to provide remote GP services

Medical Solutions has partnered with WPA to provide the health insurer’s customers and staff access to its remote GP service. WPA’s SME and retail...
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VitalityHealth launches cash benefit for Covid-19 patients

VitalityHealth has introduced a special cash benefit to PMI customers admitted to hospital as a direct result of infection by Covid-19. All members who are...

Dental leaders call on government to delay clinical terminology system

Dental leaders are urging the government to delay the launch of a new clinical terminology system in the wake of workforce shortages and the...

All private hospital capacity turned over to the NHS to help battle Covid-19

All private hospital capacity in England will be turned over en bloc to the NHS to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic as part of...

MDOs to provide free cover for doctors coming out of retirement

Medical defence organisations (MDO) have announced moves to provide complimentary cover for doctors coming out of retirement during the Covid-19 pandemic. The UK’s largest MDO,...

Privately funded electives could cease as hospitals repurpose for coronavirus

Privately funded elective activity in independent hospitals and NHS private patient units could cease from 15 April as the NHS scales up capacity to...

Doctor Care Anywhere partners with absence management platform

Digital healthcare company Doctor Care Anywhere has partnered with e-days to help businesses direct employees to virtual GP services amid growing COVID-19 demands. The...

NHS partners with private sector in response to coronavirus

The private healthcare sector has partnered with NHS England as part of the response to coronavirus, the Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) has said. The...

GMB calls on government to requisition all private hospital beds

The GMB union is calling on the UK government to requisition all private hospital beds to provide extra support for coronavirus cases.  In a statement,...
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Spire Healthcare asked to support NHS amid Covid-19 pandemic

Private hospital provider Spire Healthcare has been asked to provide support to the NHS during growing coronavirus pressures. Following a meeting with NHS England...