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Mildmay Mission plans London’s first hospital for homeless people

Bethnal Green-based charitable hospital Mildmay Mission has announced plans to become London’s first specialist hospital for homeless people. The plans are being discussed today at...

IntraHealth profits plummet as it continues to rebalance its GP contract book

Contract cessations and increased NHS property service charges have driven down profits at GP and primary care specialist IntraHealth Ltd. Revenue dipped 4% to £23.3m...

Third sector could play a bigger role in health prevention agenda, says Nuffield report

The third sector is working more closely with the NHS to deliver health prevention and early intervention programmes but progress is slow and piecemeal,...
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CQC raises serious concerns over leadership and governance at Cygnet

Cygnet Health Care has been told by the CQC that it must take ‘immediate action’ to improve its management and governance systems or risk...

People power

As the NHS prepares to publish its People Plan, a new report published by the GMC has revealed a major shift in the clinician...

Physiotherapy provider undergoes rebrand amid new company strategy

Independent provider of physiotherapy and injury rehabilitation services, Advanced Total Therapy, has rebranded as Rehabplus as part of its growth strategy. Established in 2013 in...

Switzerland: EQT takes minority stake in SHL Medical

Investment firm EQT has taken a minority stake in SHL Medical which develops, and manufactures advanced drug delivery systems such as autoinjectors, pen injectors,...

MPT completes £1.5bn acquisition of 30 BMI Healthcare sites

US REIT Medical Properties Trust (MPT) has completed the acquisition of 30 BMI hospitals from Hospital Topco for £1.5bn. MPT, which already owns BMI Harbour Hospital...

NHS performance against waiting times targets continues to slide

The proportion of NHS patients treated within the 18-week target for planned care fell by almost three percentage points between November 2018 and November...
What will the NHS Long Term Plan mean for mental health?

Young people advised to go private as CAMHS eligibility tightens

GPs are advising parents of young people with mental health problems to seek private treatment as increasing numbers of referrals are rejected by CAMHS. A...