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Towergate partners with HealthHero to offer virtual GP services

Health and protection broker Towergate Health & Protection has partnered with HealthHero to provide 24/7 GP services to its SME, corporate PMI and group...

To outsource or to insource, that is the question

The NHS insourcing market has been attracting increased interest from investors and offers NHS trusts a number of advantages when using non-NHS provision to...

Fortius moves into profit

Orthopaedic specialist Fortius Group has moved into profit following strong performance at its London-based outpatient diagnostic and treatment centres in Fitzhardinge Street and King...

Brazil cosmetic surgery risks

A UK medical tourist has died following botched buttock augmentation surgery in Brazil, highlighting the ongoing risks of unlicensed clinics to the sector. Ronilza Johnson,...

Totally plc secures £10m NHS 111 contract

Out-of-hospital healthcare services provider Totally plc has been awarded a £10m contract to provide national NHS 111 contingency services. The one-year contract was secured by Vocare, which is...

CMA launches new probe into private healthcare market

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a fresh investigation into suspected ‘anti-competitive arrangements’ in the private healthcare market, five years after publishing...

Spain: Ysios Capital targets 15 investments from close of €216m third fund

Spain-based biotech venture capital firm, Ysios Capital, has closed its third fund, Ysios BioFund 3 (YBF 3) at €216m (US$264m). Its largest fund to date,...

Maven Clinic expands UK presence with acquisition of Naytal

Women’s and family health specialist Maven Clinic has acquired London-based digital health company Naytal in a bid to accelerate its expansion in the UK...

IHPN seeks feedback on Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) is asking independent providers for feedback on its forthcoming Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework (MPAF), due for launch at...

Egypt: Wave of healthtech start-ups poised to disrupt Egypt healthcare markets

IFC consultant Andrew Raven looks at the opportunities for healthcare start-ups in the wake of Egypt’s plans to roll out universal healthcare coverage over...