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Priory launches new services

The Priory Group has opened a medium secure unit for female patients at its Middleton St George Hospital in Darlington.

Brookdale launches complex care

Autism care provider Brookdale Care is set to launch a complex care service, it announced last month.

Craegmoor opens new home in Kent

Craegmoor is investing £1m in a new residential service for people with autistic spectrum condition in Maidstone, Kent. Sapphire House is a purpose-built facility, which will include five en suite bedrooms, one large bedsit and two supported living flats, which will focus on a pathway to independent living in supported tenancies.

Raphael moves into CAMHS with new facility in Merseyside

Specialist mental health services provider Raphael Healthcare is expanding its service offering to provide inpatient treatment for children and adults aged between 12 and 25.

Discovery buys out Prudential

Prudential has sold its remaining 25% stake in PruHealth and PruProtect to its joint venture partner for £155m.

Mixed reaction to draft ECT restrictions

Healthcare Market News (Mental Health) April 2003 Draft guidelines restricting the use of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) treatments have received a mixed response...

Government takes action on inappropriate placements

The government is to take radical’ action to ensure people with learning disabilities or autism do not continue to live in inappropriate hospital settings.

Alpha Hospitals plans major expansion drive

Healthcare Market News (Mental Health) July 2005 Alpha Hospitals has announced plans for a major expansion at the two former Mayflower hospitals,...

Affinity expands eating disorder unit

Healthcare Market News (Mental Health) November 2003 Affinity Healthcare's specialist eating disorders unit at Cheadle Royal Hospital has opened a new extension,...

Poor health could prevent UK population working into later life

Healthcare Market News (News) April 2002 Britain's population may not be fit enough to carry on working into later life, despite the...