Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Cleveland Clinic London to treat first patients in 2020

Cleveland Clinic London will begin treating its first patients next year after agreeing the lease for an outpatient facility at 24 Portland Place in...
What will the NHS Long Term Plan mean for mental health?

NHS England urged to commission e-mental health services nationally

The NHS Confederation Mental Health Network has called on NHS England to adopt a national commissioning programme for e-mental health services. A new report on...

New NHS waiting time targets must not dilute patient care, says IHPN

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) has urged the government not dilute access to care after NHS England indicated that maximum waiting times for...

Specialist health advisor expands GP access

Health and protection advisor Punter Southall Health & Protection has expanded its corporate wellbeing product to include access to virtual GP services. The company, which provides...
ECH is planning a network of medical cannabis centres in the UK

ECH opens UK’s first medical cannabis clinic

European Cannabis Holdings (ECH) has opened the UK’s first medical cannabis clinic in Manchester as part of plans to launch a nationwide network of...

Independent providers included in funding for NHS pension hike

Independent providers with staff on NHS pension schemes will receive government funding to cover a major hike in employer contributions due to come into...

Collaboration will drive digital disruption in healthcare

Cross-sector collaboration will drive the digital revolution in healthcare as investors look across the industry divide for new partners, according to new research from...

CQC warns of variation in private ambulance services

A report published today by the CQC has warned of significant variation in the safety and quality of private ambulance services. The healthcare watchdog said...

Priory offers rTMS from Harley Street site

Priory Healthcare has invested £100,000 in new equipment to provide Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) at its Harley Street Wellbeing Centre. The non-invasive therapy uses...

Removal of procurement rules risk ‘turning back the clock’ on NHS reform

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) has warned that amendments to primary legislation designed to encourage collaboration in the NHS could turn back the...