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HCA hospital to hold inaugural conference on colorectal cancer

The Wellington Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK, will be holding the inaugural conference ‘Innovations and Debates in Colorectal Cancer: Now and the Future’...

CQC issues warning over registration after slimming clinic fined

Medical services providers have been warned over failing to register with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after the owners of a slimming clinic were...

PHIN names hospitals making progress on outcomes data

The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) has published information on which providers are making the most progress in the collection and publication of health...

Inquiry will examine referrals to independent sector

Ministers have announced plans to examine how doctors and other health professionals refer patients from the NHS to the independent sector as part of...

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...

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...

Huntercombe hospital placed in special measures

A private mental health hospital run by the Huntercombe Group has been rated Inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and placed in special...

Cigna and Aetna among world’s most ‘valuable’ healthcare brands

International health insurers Aetna and Cigna are among the world’s most valuable healthcare brands, according to research by consultancy Brand Finance. Aetna was ranked third...

BMI edging to £2bn restructuring deal, reports say

BMI Healthcare is close to settling a £2bn restructuring deal that could cut ‘millions of pounds’ from its annual rent bill, with an announcement...
Central London private acute hospital market stalls

Workforce problems ‘the issue’ in healthcare right now, Sir Bruce Keogh

Workforce problems in the UK healthcare system continue to dominate discussions around effective working in the NHS. Speaking at the Howard de Walden Estate’s Healthcare:...