Welsh waits on the increase

Healthcare Market News (News) November 2003 The number of patients waiting for NHS inpatient treatment in Wales has risen again, quarterly Assembly statistics showed last month. Excluding patients waiting for tonsillectomies, at 30 September 2003, the number waiting more than 12 months for inpatient treatment…...

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BUPA centre expands cardiac offering

Healthcare Market News (News) November 2003 BUPA’s heart unit at Hull and East Riding Hospital is to expand its range of treatments. The unit plans to carry out heart valve replacements and fit patients with stents (tiny scaffolds that are designed to stop coronary arteries…...

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CSG defiant as turnover falls

Healthcare Market News (Company News) November 2003 Corporate Services Group (CSG), the parent company of healthcare staffing businesses Medacs, PRN and Blue Arrow Nursing Care, has said it is confident it can achieve a turnaround in fortunes without going back to shareholders for a fresh…...

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Affinity expands eating disorder unit

Healthcare Market News (Mental Health) November 2003 Affinity Healthcare’s specialist eating disorders unit at Cheadle Royal Hospital has opened a new extension, increasing its facilities to accommodate a further 20 inpatients. Previously the unit, which was opened in 1998 providing a specialist intensive care service…...

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Local govt should copy LIFT model

Healthcare Market News (News) November 2003 Local Improvement Finance Trust (LIFT), the public-private partnership (PPP) model developed by the NHS to meet the building needs of the primary care sector, should be used as a procurement option for local government, the Office of the Deputy…...

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Millions for private treatment for Scots

Healthcare Market News (News) November 2003 The Scottish Executive has announced new funding for NHS Boards to spend on private treatment for NHS patients. NHS Boards will receive £3.8m under the Arbuthnott formula to expand capacity in their area or to buy capacity in the…...

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BUPA strikes it lucky in Middle East

Healthcare Market News (News) November 2003 BUPA International has formed a strategic alliance with Oman Insurance Company (OIC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The partnership comes ahead of expected legislation that will allow only locally registered private healthcare to be sold in the UAE…....

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Further progress at Allied Healthcare

Healthcare Market News (Company News) November 2003 Allied Healthcare (UK) Ltd, the provider of nurses and healthcare workers in the community, has recently filed last year’s accounts which show the continued progress being made by this US-owned organisation. Many industry professionals will remember the early…...

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Ongoing work at Covenant

Healthcare Market News (Mental Health) November 2003 Covenant Healthcare, the organisation run by former Crestacare boss Dr Magdy Ishak, has told HMN of three new psychiatric facilities it hopes will be onstream by March 2005. A 15-bed unit providing psychiatric rehabilitation services is to be…...

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NHS Alliance: GP shortage will worsen

Healthcare Market News (News) November 2003 The NHS Alliance has warned that a shortage of GPs will lead to major problems for the health service, after official figures announced last month revealed that thousands of GP posts are lying vacant across England and Wales. The…...

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