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,...
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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...

Workplace mental health initiatives set to rise

Nearly half of UK companies now have mental health wellbeing programmes in place according to the professional body Reward & Employee Benefits Association (REBA). According...

PHP share issue bid

Primary Health Properties (PHP) is proposing another share issue in a bid to raise £100m to pay down some of its debt and fund...

NHS pay rise: an end to austerity?

PPP director Ben Howlett discusses the newly announced pay increases for NHS staff Westminster was set abuzz this week with news that for the first...

Harley Street therapy service goes online

In a growing market of online health services, the benefits that technology can bring to the healthcare sector have been embraced by consumers and...

AXA backed start up launches ‘low cost’ cover for SMEs

AXA PPP healthcare-backed insurance start-up, Equipsme, has launched a range of low-cost insurance plans for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the UK. The company...

Weaker NHS demand hits private hospital sector

Softening NHS demand has pushed down growth for the UK private acute medical hospitals and clinics market, new figures from LaingBuisson reveal. Revenues derived by...