Saturday, September 21, 2019

Busy year for independent healthcare

AIHO CEO Fiona Booth sets out the major challenges and events that could impact on the healthcare industry in 2018 With 2017 already a distant...

Gender divide in cosmetic procedures

The number of cosmetic surgery procedures being performed is declining slightly, but a gender divide is becoming ‘clear’ for some treatments, according to the...
David Hare looks at the NHS Long Term Plan

Spotlight on STPs

As the Health Select Committee resumes its inquiry into STPs, independent providers call for a more inclusive approach to local plans By David Hare, CEO...

KIMS on the up as NHS e-referrals grow

Revenue at The Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery (KIMS) surged by 39% to £22.8m in the year ended 30 April 2017 as the...

Assura making ‘good progress’

Primary care property investor Assura plc said today that it continues to make ‘good progress’ against a background of growing need for improved primary...

EMIS loses Welsh contract

Medical software provider EMIS Group has been told by NHS Wales that it has lost its contract to provide support for GP practices, ‘following...

CQC consultation on regulating private services

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is asking for stakeholder's views on its plans to evolve its approach to regulating independent healthcare services in England...

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...