The Private Clinic continues expansion with Harley Street acquisition

The Private Clinic Group has acquired The Cosmetic Skin Clinic (CSC) with the backing of its private equity owner BlueGem Capital in a bid...

Downturn in NHS activity pushes Horder Healthcare deeper into deficit

A sharp downturn in NHS activity pushed orthopaedic charity Horder Healthcare deeper into deficit in the year ended 30 June 2018. The charity, which was...

Specialist health advisor expands GP access

Health and protection advisor Punter Southall Health & Protection has expanded its corporate wellbeing product to include access to virtual GP services. The company, which provides...
ECH is planning a network of medical cannabis centres in the UK

ECH opens UK’s first medical cannabis clinic

European Cannabis Holdings (ECH) has opened the UK’s first medical cannabis clinic in Manchester as part of plans to launch a nationwide network of...

Independent providers included in funding for NHS pension hike

Independent providers with staff on NHS pension schemes will receive government funding to cover a major hike in employer contributions due to come into...

Collaboration will drive digital disruption in healthcare

Cross-sector collaboration will drive the digital revolution in healthcare as investors look across the industry divide for new partners, according to new research from...

The EU workforce in a post-Brexit UK

Tracy Yates, consultant at national law firm Mills & Reeve, looks at what the future might hold for the UK’s EU workforce  According to a...

CQC warns of variation in private ambulance services

A report published today by the CQC has warned of significant variation in the safety and quality of private ambulance services. The healthcare watchdog said...

Priory offers rTMS from Harley Street site

Priory Healthcare has invested £100,000 in new equipment to provide Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) at its Harley Street Wellbeing Centre. The non-invasive therapy uses...

Removal of procurement rules risk ‘turning back the clock’ on NHS reform

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) has warned that amendments to primary legislation designed to encourage collaboration in the NHS could turn back the...