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PMI demand yet to recover from 2008 downturn as UK heads into recession

The market for private medical insurance demonstrated very low growth in 2018, continuing the static trend seen since 2015 as hikes in insurance premium...

NHS will need independent sector capacity to sustain elective surgery, MPs told

The president of the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) today told MPs that it could take years for routine NHS surgery to return to...
Nuffield Health partners with Leicester Real World Evidence Unit

Nuffield temporarily cuts staff hours and pay to avoid redundancies

Nuffield Health has said it plans to ‘continually review’ a decision to implement reduced working hours and salaries for its staff in the wake...

MPS warns of ‘tsunami’ of claims without action to tackle waiting list backlog

The Medical Protection Society (MPS) has joined calls for the government to take urgent action to clear the backlog of patients awaiting treatment as...

NHS Confederation pushes for long term extension of private sector contracts

The block purchase of private sector capacity by the NHS should remain in place until next April to help manage the growing backlog of...

Data breach caused by software issue says Babylon

Babylon Health said today that a data breach which enabled a user of its app to view other patients’ consultations was the result of...

ZoomDoc enters partnership with Well Pharmacy

Online doctor provider ZoomDoc has entered into a new partnership with Well Pharmacy. Under the deal, Well will promote ZoomDoc’s services, which include telephone and...

Telemedicine Clinic launches UK cancer diagnostics service

Telemedicine Clinic (TMC) has launched a cancer diagnosis service in the UK as the NHS braces itself for a surge in demand in the...

UK dental sector braced for dip in valuations as it emerges from Covid-19 lockdown

The UK dentistry sector is likely to see further consolidation, but valuations could fall and deals will need to be restructured to reapportion risk...

Near-term challenges but dentistry could emerge stronger from Covid-19 pandemic

The UK dental market will emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic in a stronger position as the crisis accelerates consumerisation and digitalisation across the sector,...