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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...

Elysium Healthcare acquires neurological service

Private mental health services provider Elysium Healthcare has expanded its neurological services with the acquisition of Chalkdown House in Swindon, Wiltshire.  Chalkdown House is a...

Mental health hospital found to be unsafe

An independent mental health hospital in Manchester has been rated ‘inadequate’ overall and placed into special measures. Maryfield Court, operated by ASC Healthcare Ltd, was...

CQC issues warning over registration after slimming clinic fined

Medical services providers have been warned over failing to register with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after the owners of a slimming clinic were...

Rutherford Cancer Centre collaborates with Nuffield Health

The Rutherford Cancer Centre North East has partnered with Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital to launch a new oncology pathway which reduces exposure to radiation...

Independent providers to share information on clinicians with the NHS

Independent sector healthcare providers will share information with the NHS when concerns are raised about individual clinician’s medical practices as part of a new...

Healthcode and Patient Zone launch e-billing pilot

Healthcare technology specialist Healthcode has partnered with online platform Patient Zone to launch a new e-billing service.  The two companies have embarked on a short...

The London Clinic partners with Shanghai hospital

The London Clinic has entered into a strategic partnership with one of China’s leading private hospitals in Shanghai to deliver clinical services to Chinese...
Independent sector hospitals are making progress on questions of quality, says the CQC

Independent hospitals making progress on quality agenda

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) has welcomed the CQC’s latest State of Care report, which shows continuing improvement in the quality of care...

Quality of care in independent mental health hospitals declines

The quality of care provided in independent mental health hospitals has deteriorated over the past year, according to a new report from the Care...