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NHS funding boost to support a ten-year plan

The government will publish a ten-year plan for the NHS to accompany its announcement of a 3.4% funding boost over next five years, Theresa May said...

Mental health start-up raises £2.2m

Healios, a digital mental healthcare company in the UK, has raised £2.2m in a funding round led by investors Albion Capital and Spice Capital...

NHS PPUs offer ‘win-win’ for NHS and private sector, says consultant

‘Build and they will come’ was the message on NHS private patient units (PPUs) that rang out at yesterday's Private Healthcare Summit. Philip Housden, founder...

babylon expands partnership with Bupa Health

babylon Health has made its online GP app service available to all Bupa Health UK corporate business customers as part of an expanded deal...

NHS elective surgery waiting lists reach 500,000 patients

The number of NHS patients waiting longer than the 18-week referral to treatment target for elective surgery reached 500,000 people at the end of...

Primary Health Properties acquires medical centre

Primary Health Properties (PHP) has bought a medical centre in Swindon taking the value of portfolio to £1.375bn. A wholly-owned subsidiary of PHP has acquired...

PHIN to publish data on consultants in July

The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) is asking consultants working in private practice to approve their data on the number of procedures they have...

AXA sells The Health Insurance Group

Insurance company AXA is selling its healthcare broker, The Health Insurance Group, to US private equity firms Highbridge Principal Strategies (HPS) and Madison Dearborn...

Apposite Capital raises £144.5m

Investment firm Apposite Capital has raised £144.5m for its healthcare fund and associated vehicles. The company received support from existing investors as well as new...

Over half of acute trusts switch to NHS e-referrals

More than half of acute hospital trusts in England have gone paperless and are now digitally processing GP referrals for outpatient appointments. From 1 October...