Thursday, September 19, 2019

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...

Alcidion acquires MKM Health

Australian-based health informatics software company, Alcidion Corporation, has acquired healthcare IT solutions provider MKM Health and its New Zealand subsidiaries, as well as its...

Spire cements future vision in five-year strategy

Spire Healthcare has cemented its plans, first mooted last month, for three targets to help achieve its desired status as the UK’s ‘go-to’ independent...

Cygnet launches nursing associate apprenticeships

Cygnet has introduced nursing associate foundation apprenticeships in a bid to address the national shortage of registered nurses in the independent sector. Some 21 support...

NMC Health offers $450m bond

NMC Health has offered $450m (£322m) in senior, unsecured guaranteed convertible bond notes due for conversion in 2025. The bonds will be marketed with a...

Hg makes sale to Vista

Hg is to sell its healthcare workforce management software provider, Allocate Software, to US technology firm Vista Equity Partners. UK based Allocate provides operational and...

Global Counsel appoints former health minister

Nicola Blackwood, a former Conservative health minister, has joined political risk consultancy Global Counsel as a senior advisor. Blackwood will support the expansion of the...

St Andrew’s expands in Birmingham

A vocational centre for the support of patients with mental health illnesses and autistic spectrum disorders will open at St Andrew’s Birmingham in July. Workbridge...

AK Medical acquires JRI Orthopaedics

AK Medical Holdings, China’s biggest orthopaedic implant manufacturer, will acquire JRI Orthopaedics in the UK for £16.7m. JRI is an orthopaedic implants company owned by...