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Patients waiting over 18 weeks for surgery to double to almost one million

The number of people waiting over the 18-week target for elective surgery will double to reach nearly one million in six years, according to...

Healthcare at Home appoints Peter Nicklin

Healthcare at Home has appointed Peter Nicklin (pictured) as a non-executive director. With over 30 years’ experience of operational management in international healthcare, he is...

Cosmetics sector still in need of tighter regulation

The cosmetics industry is more stable than it has been in the past but still needs tighter regulation, according to Sally Taber, director of...

Primecare to cease service provision

Out-of-hours care provider Primecare has informed customers that it will cease providing services following its parent company's decision to transfer services to other operators. The...

Embarrassment prompting millions to delay checking cancer symptoms

Millions of people put off getting cancer symptoms checked for more than two months because they are embarrassed, according to research by...

Expansion of telehealth could deliver savings of £7.5bn, says NHG

Health services in England could potentially save £7.5bn a year if digital health technology was rolled out nationally, according to a new report by...

Exclusive: Harley Street Medical Centre announces major expansion

The Harley Street Medical Centre has announced plans for major expansion across central London. The company, which is part of global healthcare brand UME Group,...

Fall in demand for cosmetic surgery as non-invasive procedures continue to gain ground

Leading cosmetic surgeons are calling for tighter regulation of non-invasive cosmetic treatments as new figures indicate some patients are choosing procedures such as Botox...

£12m invested in new mental health facility

Enhanced Community Healthcare Options (ECHO), in conjunction with construction company Seddon Group, is investing £12m in a new 51-bed mental health centre for people...

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’...