Monday, April 19, 2021

Public-Private Initiative

Healthcare Market News (Parliament) August 2003 Gregory Barker asked the Secretary of State for Health (7 July 2003: Column 666W) what progress...

The Placement Group profits up

The Placement Group, the medical placement agency, for the year ended 31 December 2012, reported turnover of £22.8m (2011: £19.3m). Cost of sales was £18.6m (2011: £16.0m) and net operating expenses £3.3m (2011: £3.0m). After interest payable of £174,000 (2011: £147,000) profit on ordinary activities before taxation was £855,000 (2011: £489,000). The directors highlight the requirement within the NHS for ongoing year on year expenditure reductions which they do not anticipate changing in 2013. They reason: Our clients will be under pressure to control headcount numbers of permanent staff.

£422m PFI deal agreed

Healthcare Market News (News) July 2000 Final approval has been given to the UK's largest hospital building project - a £422m central...

New developments May 2011

Expressions of interest for the five home provider Ascot Care Homes Limited, taken into administration earlier this year, have been strong according to business agent Christie + Co. Offers for the fully-managed care homes, either on a single site or whole group basis, were sought before a deadline of 28 April. The portfolio consists of Ashlea House, Stirlingshire (25-beds); Mountview House, Stirlingshire (26-beds); Pinewood Lodge, Stirlingshire (25-beds); Drumpark House, Stirling (24-beds) and Belvedere Lodge, West Yorkshire (22-beds). The sale focuses on the leasehold interests of the homes, however offers for the freeholds on the three Stirlingshire homes and Wakefield site will be considered.

Mental Health Services

Healthcare Market News (Parliament) November 1999 Mr. David Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what further improvements he plans...

Majority of employees ask for dental plan

There has been a rise in employees asking for dental plans, according to Denplan, the dental payment plan specialist, in its annual Dental Benefit Survey. 63% of employees without a dental plan said they would consider one if their employer offered it and 42% of companies which are reviewing their benefits this year and don’t currently offer a dental plan are considering adding one. 49% of employers believe that a dental plan helps to manage staff absences and time taken off for sickness and 24% of employees agree that issues around accessing NHS dentists are impacting their oral health. 69% of employers believe that a dental plan enhances employee wellbeing.

Education boost for Priory patients

Mental healthcare provider Priory Group has published figures showing that its special educational facilities for young people between five and 25-years of age performed twice as well as the national average for independent special schools.

London Clinic self-pay option

Healthcare Market News (News) December 1999 The London Clinic has undertaken research to identify the motivation and barriers to individuals funding their...

Standard Life Healthcare launches new hospital lists

Healthcare Market News (Insurance News) October 2000 Standard Life Healthcare has launched four new hospital lists to replace its existing preferred provider...

New Ora for Oasis

Healthcare Market News (Dentistry) November 2002 Oasis Healthcare plc, the AIM listed UK dental care operator, has announced the acquisition of Ora...