Six Physio gets £1.5m loan

Six Physio Limited, a London-based physio clinic chain, has secured a £1.5m debt facility from Santander UK. The company says it will use the five-year...

Paying for prevention

With 30% of five-year-olds in deprived areas suffering some form of tooth decay, is it time for a new dental contract that focuses more...

Cygnet hospital ‘significantly’ improves

A mental health hospital run by Cygnet Healthcare has been praised for making significant service improvements after its child and adolescent mental health services...

Fair playing field needed for IS in NHS payment system – NHSPN

There needs to be a fair playing field for independent providers in future NHS payment systems, the chief executive of the NHS Partners Network...

Advanced Oncotherapy signs deal for UK testing site

Advanced Oncotherapy has moved a step closer to opening its first proton beam therapy centre in the UK after signing a lease with the...
PHP reports jump in earnings as it prepares for MedicX merger

PHP makes fourth acquisition in Ireland

Specialist primary care property investor Primary Health Properties (PHP) has made its fourth acquisition in the Republic of Ireland. The company, which entered the FTSE...

Hunt demands independent providers act on safety

Jeremy Hunt has told independent hospitals that they could be placed in ‘special measures’ if they are rated ‘inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission...

NHSPN expands senior team

The NHS Partners Network (NHSPN) has expanded its team with two senior appointments. Following the announcement that NHSPN will take over the work of the...

Circle challenge delays treatment centre procurement

Circle Health will continue to run services at the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre after commissioners put the procurement process for the contract on hold...

Ramsay Health Care and Ascension in joint buying venture

Ramsay Health Care has entered into a joint venture with US healthcare group Ascension to build a new global supply chain. Ascension, the largest non-profit...