Contract mobilisation costs dampen Medvivo profits

Out-of-hours care provider Medvivo has reported a 20% rise in revenue to £17m for the year ended 30 June 2018 following the...

Some private SARCs failing young victims, says BBC investigation

Young victims of sexual assault may not be being forensically examined quickly enough in privately-run sexual assault referral clinics (SARCs), a BBC...

UDG Healthcare appoints non-executive directors

UDG Healthcare has appointed Peter Chambre (pictured) and Shane Cooke as non-executive directors, taking up their positions in February.

Patients to be offered ‘wide choice’ of treatment options, says NHSE

NHS England (NHSE) will give patients a ‘wide choice of options’ for elective treatment in a bid to get them faster care. ...

Health plan to save half a million lives, says NHS England

NHS England (NHSE) has pledged to ‘save almost half a million more lives’ with the release of its ten-year plan.

Bupa diverts customers away from IOW hospital 

Bupa has stopped recommending that its patients receive private treatment at St Mary’s Hospital on the Isle of Wight after the trust...

Making community care a reality

NHS mental health services received a boost in the October Budget but after years of austerity and underfunding, there are many metaphorical mouths to...

What patients really want

Patient expectations are changing as advances in technology and increasing consumerisation transform the way care is delivered, but are healthcare providers responding to genuine shifts...

IHPN and ADG agree closer working relationship

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) and the Association of Dental Groups (ADG) have strengthened their ties after agreeing a new ‘memorandum...

Apposite invests in dental group

Apposite Capital today announced it has made a ‘substantial investment’ in clinically-led dental care group Riverdale Healthcare to help fund its newly...