Income down as Retreat realigns for outpatient services

Disposals and closures pushed Quaker-owned mental health charity the Retreat York deeper into deficit in 2018 as it transitioned from inpatient provision to a...

E-billing at all-time high in private healthcare

Electronic billing (e-billing) in the private healthcare sector continues to grow due to demand from non-hospital providers, Healthcode has revealed.    The volume of PMI bills...

Spire agrees prices with AXA PPP

Spire Healthcare and AXA PPP Healthcare have announced a new long term pricing agreement. Under the deal, pricing has been agreed for a minimum...

CMA launches new probe into private healthcare market

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a fresh investigation into suspected ‘anti-competitive arrangements’ in the private healthcare market, five years after publishing...

IDH to roll out ‘affordable’ dentistry option as private business grows

Integrated Dental Holdings (IDH) has said it plans to expand its affordable private dental proposition across {my}dentist practices following a series of successful pilots...

Fortius moves into profit

Orthopaedic specialist Fortius Group has moved into profit following strong performance at its London-based outpatient diagnostic and treatment centres in Fitzhardinge Street and King...

London Bridge Hospital launches new centre

London Bridge Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK, has announced the launch of The London Bridge Hospital Metabolic and Bariatric Centre. The new centre will...

Totally announces £4.2m worth of contract extensions

Leading out-of-hospital (OOH) healthcare service provider Totally plc has announced three contract extensions worth a total of £4.2m. The contract extensions have been awarded to...

The challenge of Artificial Intelligence

Developments in Artificial Intelligence are being made throughout the global healthcare sector, with potential benefits for providers, payors and patients. Guillaume Duparc and Ben...

NHS trusts want same business rates as private hospitals

NHS trusts are taking councils to court over business rates, arguing for the same treatment as charitable private hospitals.  Public sector institutions are required to...