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Privates win access to NHS pension

NHS staff who are compulsorily transferred (under Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) regulations) to private operators providing NHS services are now able to retain access to The NHS Pension Scheme, the NHS Business Services Authority - NHS Pensions has confirmed.

Potential benefits of telemedicine

Healthcare Market News (News) May 1998 The Institute of Health Services Management (IHSM) has this month published a report summarising the results...

Administrative staff

Healthcare Market News (Parliament) December 1998 The Secretary of State for Health was asked (Hansard 17 November 1998 at column 557) how...

Increase in psychiatric consultant posts

Healthcare Market News (News) December 2000 The eighth national census of psychiatric staffing, undertaken annually by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, shows...

Shake up for A&E following critical Audit Commission Report

Healthcare Market News (News) November 2001 Health Secretary Alan Milburn criticised the management of Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments last month following...

Nuffield to develop Lincoln hospital

Healthcare Market News (News) May 2004 Nuffield Hospitals has put forward proposals to develop its 117-year old grade listed hospital in Lincoln....

New MD for CIGNA

Healthcare Market News (Personnel) June 2003 CIGNA HealthCare has promoted Sharon Lyons to the position of managing director of its UK healthcare...

Changing times

London’s lucrative international private patient market is coming under pressure as the gulf states seek to contain the cost of medical tourism in the...

NHS Partners concern on choice

The NHS Partners Network has outlined its concerns surrounding the commitment of the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) and Monitor to patient choice following the publication of the revised section 75 regulations.

GPs reject calls to charge patients

GPs from across the UK resoundingly rejected calls to introduce a charge for access to general practice last month.