One in six suffer from neurosis

Healthcare Market News (News) February 2002 The vast majority of people with a neurotic disorder, such as depression and anxiety, are not receiving any treatment, despite the fact that one in six adults living in private households in the UK experienced some form of neurosis…....

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PHP acquires GP premises in Salford

Healthcare Market News (Company News) February 2002 Primary Health Investment Properties Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Primary Health Properties (PHP) has entered into a forward purchase and funding agreement with Brackley Investments to acquire a new medical centre in Salford for £1.4m. The building, which…...

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MPs divided on private healthcare

Healthcare Market News (News) February 2002 Parliament is split on the extent to which the private sector should be involved in the NHS, a recent survey of MP opinion has revealed. 47% of MPs questioned accepted an increased role for the private sector in the…...

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Increase in nurse numbers and bed capacity

Healthcare Market News (News) February 2002 The number of nurses and midwives working in the NHS has risen by 10,000 (net) over the last year, according to provisional figures released by the Department of Health (DoH). According to the DoH, this shows that the government…...

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Deaths from heart disease fall

Healthcare Market News (News) February 2002 Death rates for ischaemic heart disease fell by over 40% during the period 1980 to 2000, according to recent figures published by the National Statistics Office. Ischaemic heart disease accounted for 20% of all deaths in England and Wales…...

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Quantica consolidates specialist recruitment operations

Healthcare Market News (Company News) February 2002 Quantica plc, the parent company of specialist recruitment firm Quantica Healthcare, has restructured its operations and renamed its branches. Now operating under the name Quantica, the company has consolidated its existing 16 branches into five divisions – Quantica…...

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New partnerships in pathology and primary care

Healthcare Market News (News) February 2002 The Department of Health (DoH) has announced details of new partnerships with the private sector in modernising pathology services and primary care premises. Commenting on the schemes, Secretary of State for Health, Alan Milburn said they confirmed that the…...

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Doctors press for faster injection of cash

Healthcare Market News (News) February 2002 Doctors are calling on the government to speed NHS cash through to the front line. Two thirds of consultants who responded to a BMA straw poll said that new money had not yet reached their unit, even though they…...

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New GP regulations could infringe doctors’ rights

Healthcare Market News (News) February 2002 The wording of new government regulations for family doctors could contravene the European Convention of Human Rights, the British Medical Association has warned. The regulations which came into force in December are designed to provide better protection for patients…....

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