Urgent reform of NHS financial system needed to make most of new money

Urgent reform of how money moves around the NHS must happen if extra funding is going to make a difference to patients, former Health...

Spire Healthcare appoints non-executive director

Dr Ronnie van der Merwe has been appointed a non-executive director at Spire Healthcare ahead of his appointment on Friday as CEO of Mediclinic...

New services set to open at Cygnet Health Care

Cygnet Health Care is to open three new services throughout June. The Acorn Ward, a ten-bed female psychiatric intensive care unit at Cygnet Hospital Woking,...

Pan-London commissioning plans could restrict access to common procedures, warns BMA

Access to common elective procedures such as hip and knee replacements could be restricted in the capital if new policies set out as part...

PHIN appoints clinical advisor

Dr Natalie Silvey has been appointed a clinical advisor at the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN). Working part-time at PHIN alongside her role as a...

Push Doctor invests £3m in office expansion

Push Doctor has invested over £3m to expand its offices in Manchester as it continues to grow its staff. The online GP provider, which entered...

NHSPN responds to Hunt’s warning to independent hospitals

The NHS Partners Network (NHSPN) has written to Jeremy Hunt setting out the key actions independent sector providers will take to ensure consistency and...

Dental Partners expands in south

Dental Partners has grown to 27 clinics with the acquisition of Dentapol which operates six dental practices in Dorset. The August equity-backed dental business said...

Health insurers commit to sharing healthcare data with CQC

Four health insurers have committed to sharing information about the quality and safety of independent healthcare services with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). AXA, Bupa,...

HCA Healthcare UK appoints four board members

HCA Healthcare UK has made four appointments to its new advisory board. Sir Bruce Keogh, Professor Sir Robert Lechler, Professor Dame Shirley Pearce and Beverley...