CQC commissions review into regulation of Whorlton Hall

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has commissioned David Noble to undertake an independent review into how it dealt with concerns raised by a former...

Independent hospitals must do more to demonstrate quality, says PHIN

Too many independent sector hospitals are still not providing enough information on the quality of services they provide, the chair of the Private Healthcare...

Fall in demand for cosmetic surgery as non-invasive procedures continue to gain ground

Leading cosmetic surgeons are calling for tighter regulation of non-invasive cosmetic treatments as new figures indicate some patients are choosing procedures such as Botox...
Central London private acute hospital market stalls

The London Doctors Clinic to open new centre

Private GP practice the London Doctors Clinic (LDC) will be opening a new clinic in Wandsworth in June. Wandsworth Medical will be offering LDC...

More than a quarter of patients de-registered from GP at Hand

One in four (28%) patients have de-registered from Babylon GP at Hand since July 2017, according to Ipsos Mori analysis. Reasons put forward by patients...

Panorama exposé leads to ten arrests

Ten people have been arrested in connection with alleged abuse of patients at Whorlton Hall - a specialist 17-bed unit for people with learning...

Matt Hancock launches GP IT Futures contract

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has launched a GP IT Futures contract as he looks to create a...

Bubb calls for end to institutional care following latest Panorama exposé

The head of the taskforce set up to review inpatient services for people with learning disabilities in the wake of the Winterbourne View scandal...

Circle ‘disappointed’ as judge rules on Nottingham Treatment Centre award

Circle Health has said it is ‘disappointed’ by Rushcliffe CCG’s decision to push ahead with handing over the contract to run the Nottingham Treatment...

New rehab centre to offer ‘affordable’ addiction programme

A new, day-care rehab centre for people with drug and alcohol addiction is launching in West London, with plans to roll out further sites...