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Mental health service rated ‘inadequate’ by CQC

Independent hospitals rate highly but concerns remain over safety and children’s services

Independent sector hospitals rate highly for outpatients and diagnostic imaging but there are concerns that acute services for children and young people need improvement,...

CAMHS referrals up 26%

The number of referrals to specialist child mental health services has increased by 26% over the last five years, research by the Education Policy...

Priory opens addiction recovery centre

The Priory Group has opened its first long-term residential addiction recovery centre. The 16-bed Rhodes Recovery centre in north London will provide extended help for...

IPT hikes driving thousands of policyholders into the NHS

Recent hikes in insurance premium tax (IPT) are driving thousands of policyholders to cancel or downgrade their PMI cover at a cost of £126m...

Ramsay ups bid for Capio

Ramsay Health Care has upped its offer to buy pan-European healthcare company Capio AB (Capio) from €661m to €783m. The Australian healthcare giant previously resisted...

RCGP chair accuses online GP providers of ‘bully-boy tactics’

The chair of the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has accused virtual GP providers of ‘widening health inequalities’ and creating a ‘digital divide’ in...

Assura buys medical centres for £50m 

Assura has bought two unnamed medical centres, and one of the largest primary healthcare facilities in the UK in Stratford-upon-Avon, for £50m. Stratford Healthcare Centre...

Schoen Clinic London partners with TLC

The Schoen Clinic London has partnered with The London Clinic (TLC) to gives its patients access to TLC’s clinical services, including its 3T MRI...

‘Misleading’ GP at Hand tube advert banned by watchdog

An advert promoting babylon’s GP at Hand app has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA)  for being ‘misleading’ about the service it...

Virgin Care terminates chunk of contract with CCG

Private healthcare operator Virgin Care has terminated parts of its prime contract, called ‘Improving Lives’, with East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (ESCCG) in the...