Nuffield and Capio secure largest NHS deals yet

Healthcare Market News (News) May 2004 Speculation that John Reid, the Health Secretary, is preparing to wind down the Department of Health’s (DH) relationship with the British independent healthcare sector has been pushed aside, for the moment at least, following news that established independent providers…...

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Clinicare progress

Healthcare Market News (Insurance News) May 2004 Medical insurer Clinicare has said that gross written premium increased 8% in 2003 to £30.7m in 2003. Membership also rose by 8% for individual business, and 3% for groups. 98% of subscriptions were retained at their point of…...

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NHS private patient revenues rise

Healthcare Market News (News) May 2004 Private patient revenues generated by NHS trusts from treating private patients in NHS hospitals continued to rise strongly in 2002/03, reaching £388m, up from £359m in 2001/02. According to Laing and Buisson’s new NHS Trusts & Primary Care Trusts…...

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Doctors fear for future of NHS

Healthcare Market News (News) May 2004 The leader of Britain’s doctors has voiced renewed concerns over the future of the NHS, warning that government policy is sure to lead to a two-tiered health service which will deliver large variations in standards of hospital care. Addressing…...

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Second ISTC contract collapses

Healthcare Market News (News) May 2004 A second Independent Sector Treatment Centre (ISTC) deal has collapsed in a matter of weeks, prompting concerns over the consistency of the Department of Health’s (DH) procurement process. Anglo-Canadian Clinics, a joint British and Canadian company also known as…...

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Medicash wins Harvey Nichols deal

Healthcare Market News (Insurance News) May 2004 Cash plan provider Medicash has secured a deal to offer healthcare insurance to up to two thousand Harvey Nichols staff in London, Leeds, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester. The deal also includes employees at the OXO Tower restaurant and…...

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Private sector eyes primary care

Healthcare Market News (News) May 2004 Opportunities for private sector companies are opening up in primary care, following news that new legislation could make it harder for young doctors to set themselves up in a practice. Following the removal of a ban on the sale…...

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BUPA simplifies dental plan

Healthcare Market News (Dentistry) May 2004 BUPA has launched a new dental insurance product for the corporate market. Launched in response to feedback from intermediaries, the new plan means that rather than being restricted to a selected number of approved dentists, customers will now be…...

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Patient Hotel planned for Wales

Healthcare Market News (News) May 2004 Plans are afoot to open the first private accident and emergency department in Wales at a new healthcare development in North Cardiff. The centre is part of a £5m mixed-use development called ‘Patient Hotel’, which a Welsh businessman is…...

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