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Pan-London commissioning plans could restrict access to common procedures, warns BMA

Access to common elective procedures such as hip and knee replacements could be restricted in the capital if new policies set out as part...

Equal pay across the NHS – the impact

The announcement of pay rises of up to 29% for NHS staff has been broadly welcomed but the way funding is being allocated risks...

PHIN appoints clinical advisor

Dr Natalie Silvey has been appointed a clinical advisor at the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN). Working part-time at PHIN alongside her role as a...

Push Doctor invests £3m in office expansion

Push Doctor has invested over £3m to expand its offices in Manchester as it continues to grow its staff. The online GP provider, which entered...

Practice purchases and negligence – can the risk be alleviated?

Hazel Philips, specialist healthcare lawyer at law firm Royds Withy King, looks at the actions corporate dentistry groups can take to mitigate risk when buying...

European interests drag down Mediclinic

South African hospital group Mediclinic has racked up accounting losses of £492m following recognition of non-cash impairment charges against Spire and its Swiss hospital...

NHSPN responds to Hunt’s warning to independent hospitals

The NHS Partners Network (NHSPN) has written to Jeremy Hunt setting out the key actions independent sector providers will take to ensure consistency and...

Dental Partners expands in south

Dental Partners has grown to 27 clinics with the acquisition of Dentapol which operates six dental practices in Dorset. The August equity-backed dental business said...

Health insurers commit to sharing healthcare data with CQC

Four health insurers have committed to sharing information about the quality and safety of independent healthcare services with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). AXA, Bupa,...

Assura reaps the benefits of scale

UK Reit and primary care property investor Assura Group today announced a 22.3% jump in its rent roll to £91m as it reaped the benefits...