Sunday, February 17, 2019

St Andrew’s appoints new CEO

Katie Fisher has been appointed chief executive of St Andrew’s Healthcare and will take up her role on 25 June. Fisher was formerly chief executive...

Apposite invests in OrthoD

Apposite Capital has backed a management buy-out (MBO) of UK medical products and implants producer OrthoD. Apposite acquired OrthoD from The Riverside Company, an international...

Netcare to quit BMI

Netcare has announced plans to dispose of its interests in BMI Healthcare, citing 'unsustainable' escalation in rent and softening demand from the NHS. A statement...

HM meets… Sir Robert Naylor

A year after publication, the government has finally accepted all 17 of Sir Robert Naylor’s recommendations for a far-reaching overhaul of NHS property and...

Circle Health pulls out of treatment centre tender

Circle Health is withdrawing its bid to continue running services at Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre, and said it is considering a legal challenge to...

Inquiry will examine referrals to independent sector

Ministers have announced plans to examine how doctors and other health professionals refer patients from the NHS to the independent sector as part of...

Totally revenues surges as it pursues ‘buy and build’ strategy

Out-of-hours services provider Totally Plc said today that it was continuing to make significant progress against its 'buy and build growth strategy' as 2017...

Improvements to online primary care services still needed

The quality of virtual GP services has improved over the last year but nearly half of providers are still failing to provide safe care,...
What will the NHS Long Term Plan mean for mental health?

Bupa launches ‘extensive’ mental health cover for businesses

Bupa has launched what it says is the most ‘extensive’ mental health private medical cover available for businesses and their employees. From April 1, employees...

Medicover appoints HR director

Liselotte Bergmark has been appointed human resources director within the executive management team at Medicover. Liselotte, who succeeds Catherine Crevesy in the role, takes up...