PFI round-up

Healthcare Market News (News) October 2003 * The Scottish NHS trust which built the country’s biggest private finance initiative (PFI) funded hospital, the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, is facing a financial crisis over the next six months. The Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust has already…...

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FirstAssist takes stake in Healthcode

Healthcare Market News (Insurance News) October 2003 FirstAssist has acquired a 16.66% share in electronic billing provider Healthcode for an undisclosed sum. The share purchase acquires the Royal & SunAlliance stake in Healthcode. Healthcode’s billing technology, VEDA, uses the internet to transmit invoices from consultants…...

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Genetics and Insurance Committee

Healthcare Market News (Personnel) October 2003 Lord Warner, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, has announced the appointment of Anita Macaulay to the Genetics and Insurance Committee (GAIC). Her appointment will be for a three-year term. GAIC was established to evaluate the scientific and actuarial…...

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Ex-Corporate Services bosses jailed

Healthcare Market News (News) October 2003 Two former directors of Corporate Services Group, parent of the Blue Arrow recruitment agency, were both given custodial sentences last month after being found guilty of fraud. Roger Eden, the company’s former chief executive, and his finance director Geoffrey…...

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FSA highlights regulatory timetable

Healthcare Market News (Insurance News) October 2003 The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has called on insurers to pay heed to the timetable it has set for them to meet statutory regulatory requirements in 2005. The Treasury announced that the FSA was to assume regulatory control…...

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LSE’s Le Grand to advise Number 10

Healthcare Market News (Personnel) October 2003 Julian Le Grand, professor of social policy at the London School of Economics, is to spend three days a week at a key Number 10 health policy unit. Le Grand, who will be on the secondment for at least…...

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New orthopaedic wing for Horder Centre

Healthcare Market News (News) October 2003 The Horder Centre has opened a new theatre wing, housing two orthopaedic theatres, equipped to carry out joint replacements. The centre, which has been recognised as a special centre for the treatment of arthritis for many years, has occupational…...

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12,000 NCSC investigations in first year

Healthcare Market News (News) October 2003 The National Care Standards Commission has said that it investigated more than 12,000 complaints against care homes and private care providers in its first year of operation. The body, which registers and inspects around 40,000 establishments, including care homes,…...

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