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Value of PMI market grows but penetration remains below 2008 peak

The value of the UK private health cover market reached an estimated £6,173m in 2020 – up marginally from £6,073m in 2019 but still...

Schoen appoints group medical director

Dr Tim Wigmore has been appointed group medical director at Schoen Clinic UK Group. Previously medical director of Schoen Clinic London, Wigmore has more than...

Study warns NHS waiting lists could triple by 2030

NHS waiting lists in England could hit 14.6 million by 2030 without urgent action and investment to tackle hidden waits, researchers at the University...

AI enabled cardiac monitoring

Zio XT, an AI powered outpatient monitor for arrhythmia, was one of the winners of the NHS AI in Health and Care Awards but...

Bupa partners with Cromwell and HCA hospitals to launch specialist bowel cancer centres

Bupa UK Insurance has partnered with HCA Healthcare UK and Bupa’s Cromwell Hospital to roll out a network of Specialist Centres for bowel cancer. The...

Independent sector NHS volumes fall in eight of the ten biggest specialties

Fresh evidence of a dip in NHS referrals to the independent sector has emerged after analysis by Health Service Journal (HSJ) found volumes had...

Harley Street cosmetic clinic had services suspended for three months

A Harley Street cosmetic clinic had its licence suspended for three months by the CQC after an inspection raised serious concerns over staffing, leadership...

Independent sector capacity going unused by local NHS systems

A quarter of independent hospital providers say they have not been involved in any local planning discussions on elective recovery for 2022/23 despite the...

Benenden partners with nursing provider RedArc

Benenden Health has partnered with nursing provider RedArc to offer members who have been diagnosed with cancer one-to-one nursing support. The healthcare mutual society said the move follows...

US health giant poised to buy EMIS

US health giant UnitedHealth Group is poised to acquire EMIS Group via its UK subsidiary Optum UK for £1.24bn. Under the deal, Bordeaux UK Holdings...