Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Board changes at PHP

Alun Jones is to retire from the Board of Primary Health Properties (PHP) and as non-executive chairman of the primary healthcare facilities investor. Jones will...

Cygnet to open Picasso Ward

Cygnet Health Care is to open a mental health rehabilitation and recovery service for adult female service users at its hospital in Woking. The...

Aviva exits IPMI market to focus on UK health business

Aviva is withdrawing from the international PMI (IPMI) market to focus on its UK health and wellbeing business. The move follows a strategic review, which...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

Party season

After a tumultuous year in British politics, is healthcare moving back up the agenda? Party conferences are a useful opportunity to understand the state of...
Fertility experts urge IVF clinics to share success rates

NMC looks to enter UK fertility market

One of the Gulf’s leading hospital providers, London-listed NMC Health, has said it wants to expand its fertility business in the UK. In his first...

Is London losing out?

Ted Townsend, author of LaingBuisson’s Private Acute Healthcare in central London publication, reports on the Independent Doctors Federation’s inaugural London Healthcare Conference where one...

What’s in a name?

As Harley Street’s international patient market faces increasing competition from old rivals and new challengers, The Howard de Walden Estate has embarked on a strategy...

HCA invests £50m in two new cancer centres

HCA Healthcare UK has opened two new cancer centres in central London to meet growing demand from private patients. The US-owned company has invested £50m...

Fresenius acquires Spain’s largest private hospital group

German-based international healthcare group Fresenius Helios has acquired Spain€™s largest private hospital group Quirónsalud for ‚¬5.76 bn. The acquisition price represents 10.8 times forecast EBITDA...

Nuffield opening

Nuffield Health has opened its 29th medical clinic located in one of its 112 health and fitness gyms. Bringing together its medical and fitness propositions...