The London Clinic has opened a new centre for robotic surgery

TLC opens centre for robotic surgery

The London Clinic (TLC) has launched a specialist centre for robotic surgery at its Harley Street site in a UK first for the private...

Schoen Clinic to open Chelsea mental health facility

German healthcare provider Schoen Clinic is expanding its presence in the UK mental health market with the opening of its first specialist facility in...
IDF CEO Sue Smith looks at what 2019 has in store for medical practice

Changes and challenge ahead for London’s private hospitals

The London private healthcare market is changing rapidly as new market entrants and new models of care move in to take on the challenges...

Simon Stevens to head up joint regulator

NHS England (NHSE) boss Simon Stevens will head up both NHSE and NHS Improvement (NHSI) following the resignation of NHSI chief executive Ian Dalton...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

A new deal for primary care

What do Primary Care Networks mean for the independent healthcare sector? New NHS acronym alert! As part of the NHS Long Term Plan’s commitments to...

EBITDAR down but Ramsay reports positive signs on price and volumes

Ramsay Healthcare has reported a 1.6% rise in its UK revenue to £209.6m for the six months ended 31 December 2018. The Australian-owned company said...
Profits slide after tough regulatory year for Runwood Homes

More capital chasing fewer assets

Healthcare has always been something of a safe haven in troubled times, but current market sentiment suggests enthusiasm for the services side of the...

Unprecedented decline in NHS revenue hits growth at Spire

Spire Healthcare said today that an unprecedented decline in NHS activity had produced flat revenue growth in the year ended 31 December 2018. NHS revenue...
What will the NHS Long Term Plan mean for mental health?

Care for detained patients improves but more to be done

There have been improvements in the quality of care for patients detained under the Mental Health Act but the quality and safety of mental...

Expansion of telehealth could deliver savings of £7.5bn, says NHG

Health services in England could potentially save £7.5bn a year if digital health technology was rolled out nationally, according to a new report by...