Quest closes diagnostics division in UK

The UK diagnostic division of Quest Diagnostics decided to close its UK Diagostics Business Unit operations during the year ending 31 December 2011. Directors remarked that since 2006 there has been a considerable focus on the consolidation of pathology services within the NHS. However, they noted that since 2008 only two NHS pathology contracts have been awarded to private companies and warned:

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Westover Medical returns a loss

Westover Medical, the operator of three private primary healthcare clinics in London, for the year ended 30 June 2011 reported a post-tax trading loss for the year after taxation of £1.6m (2010: £1.7m loss). Revenue was £2.2m for the period (2010: £2.3m)

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Action on Addiction sees small profit

Action on Addiction has reported its financial results for the year ended 31 March 2012, the charity recorded total incoming resources of £6.7m and total expended resources of £6.5m resulting in net incoming resources of £214,000 before investment profits of £596.

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Bupa forges link with Optical Express

Bupa is offering its health insurance policyholders the option of undergoing cataract surgery at one of five Optical Express surgery centres in city locations around the UK. Bupa is also offering members who have cataract surgery at an Optical Express centre, and experience reduced vision following the procedure, corrective laser eye surgery - at an Optical Express surgery centre - at no extra cost.

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