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...

Assura’s non-executive chairman retires

Simon Laffin will retire as non-executive chairman of primary care property investor Assura in July. Laffin was appointed chairman in 2011 and helped steer Assura’s...

Netcare acquisition approved

Netcare’s R1.3bn acquisition of Akeso Clinics has been approved by the South African Competition Commission, nearly 18 months after the transaction was announced. The South...

PPP delivers first primary care centres in Ireland

A ground-breaking public-private partnership aimed at improving primary care infrastructure in the Republic of Ireland has completed its first seven centres. The centres, which have...