Fair playing field needed for IS in NHS payment system – NHSPN

There needs to be a fair playing field for independent providers in future NHS payment systems, the chief executive of the NHS Partners Network...

Advanced Oncotherapy signs deal for UK testing site

Advanced Oncotherapy has moved a step closer to opening its first proton beam therapy centre in the UK after signing a lease with the...

Hunt demands independent providers act on safety

Jeremy Hunt has told independent hospitals that they could be placed in ‘special measures’ if they are rated ‘inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission...

Circle challenge delays treatment centre procurement

Circle Health will continue to run services at the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre after commissioners put the procurement process for the contract on hold...

Ramsay Health Care and Ascension in joint buying venture

Ramsay Health Care has entered into a joint venture with US healthcare group Ascension to build a new global supply chain. Ascension, the largest non-profit...

Cygnet opens personality disorder service for women

A rehabilitation service for women with personality disorders will open at Cygnet Hospital Colchester, formerly known as Fairview. The Flower Adams Unit, which opens in...

Elysium makes three acquisitions

Elysium Healthcare has acquired a mental health hospital and two learning disability services, bringing its portfolio to more than 50 sites. The Limes Hospital in...

Aviva strikes new deal with Now Healthcare Group

Aviva has partnered with digital health company, Now Healthcare Group (NHG), to offer its corporate health insurance customers a new GP service app with...

PHP appoints independent non-executive director

Primary Health Properties (PHP) has appointed Peter Cole as an independent non-executive director. Cole, a chartered surveyor, is the chief investment officer of FTSE 100-listed...

HCA UK gets go-ahead for hospital

HCA Healthcare UK and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) have received planning permission to build a £65m hospital together in Birmingham, West...