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Category: Acute care

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Spire Cheshire Hospital sold for £89m

Hospital operator Spire Healthcare has sold Spire Cheshire hospital, a medium-sized hospital in Cheshire, to ...
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Royal Marsden teams up with Guardant Health

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has partnered with Guardant Health, a US-based precision oncology ...
4 weeks
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Spire board accepts final Ramsay offer

Ramsay Health Care has upped its offer for independent UK hospital group Spire Healthcare to ...
7 months
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Online cancer recovery platform launches with £1.5m backing

Perci Health, an online platform that gives people access to support from multidisciplinary cancer teams, ...
7 months
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CQC action shuts down independent mental health hospital

Jeesal Cawston Park mental health hospital in Cawston, Norwich has closed down following action taken ...
8 months
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Independent hospital warned to make improvements

The Care Quality Commission has warned Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead, that it must make improvements to ...
8 months
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HealthTech platform Proximie raises $38 million in Series B funding

Proximie, a technology platform digitalising operating theatres, has raised $38 million in Series B funding ...
9 months
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Totally’s Urgent Care division awarded contract extensions worth £17.8m

Of the contracts, six are for the continued provision of a number of urgent treatment ...
10 months
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NHS reports finds good practice by independent healthcare

The NHS’s Getting it Right First Time programme has published its first-ever review of independent ...
10 months
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Rutherford Health secures £40m infrastructure investment

Cancer care healthcare group Rutherford Health has agreed a £40 million infrastructure investment with Equitix ...
10 months
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Bupa announces profit with revenue flat

International healthcare company Bupa has reported 2020 statutory profit before taxation of £410 million, compared ...
11 months
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Spire announces annual loss and appoints new chairman

Independent hospital group Spire Healthcare Group today announced a 2020 loss of £20.7 million, with ...
11 months
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Report calls for a digital revolution for healthcare reforms

A report by Public Policy Projects calls on the UK government to place digital innovation ...
11 months
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CareTech Holdings acquires Huntercombe Group portfolio

Elevation Advisors has transferred five specialist healthcare facilities from The Huntercombe Group, a division of ...
11 months
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Partnership enables remote cancer care

Careology and LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare have joined forces to monitor remotely patients undergoing cancer treatment ...
11 months
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MPT underwrites Priory acquisition with £800m hospital deal

Mental healthcare provider the Priory Group may be forced to charge more for its service ...
11 months
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Independent providers treat cancer patients during pandemic

Independent healthcare providers have delivered more than 135,000 cancer treatments to NHS and private patients ...
12 months
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Vocare wins two 12-month contract extensions

Urgent care services company Vocare has won two 12-month contract extensions worth around £16.8 million.
12 months
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NHS seeks private sector help for cancer surgery

The NHS is in discussions with private healthcare groups to secure surgery for urgent cancer ...
1 year
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Two-thirds of private hospital capacity unused by NHS

Two-thirds of the private sector capacity block-purchased by the NHS at a cost of hundreds ...
1 year
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Ares acquires specialist nursing firm Exemplar

Private equity firm Ares Management Corporation is acquiring Exemplar Health Care from pan-European mid-market private ...
1 year
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Hamberley to build neuro rehabilitation centre and luxury care home

A new 57-bedroom neurological rehabilitation centre and an 80-bedroom luxury care home in Southampton will ...
1 year
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London clinics integrate oncology services

Cleveland Clinic London (CCL), a non-profit healthcare provider which will begin operations next year, is ...
1 year
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Hancock warns young are spreading coronavirus infections

The health secretary Matt Hancock has said the massive rise in coronavirus infections recorded yesterday ...
1 year
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Canadian REIT bags four London hospitals

Toronto-based NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired four private hospitals in London ...
1 year
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New data reveals patient safety incidents in private acute care

The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) today published new information about serious patient safety incidents ...
1 year
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Elysium Healthcare acquires specialist eating disorder service

Elysium Healthcare has acquired the specialist eating disorder centre, Cotswold Spa Hospital from The Huntercombe ...
1 year
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Government creates new national institute for health protection

A new organisation whose primary focus is public health protection and infectious disease capability is ...
1 year
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Totally wins contract extensions

Healthcare services company Totally has announced a number of contract extensions, including 12-month extensions for services provided at ...
1 year
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Private health insurance claims continue to rise

Insurer-funded healthcare reached 58% of 2019 activity levels in July, compared with 47% in June ...
1 year
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Healthcare industry leaders optimistic about post-Covid-19 recovery

Among all the respondents in June’s Global Business Barometer reading from The Economist Intelligence Unit, ...
1 year
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Covid-19 intensive care mortality falls by a third

A systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies from three continents shows overall mortality of ...
2 years
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David Sanger dies after contracting Covid-19

David Sanger, director in the Colliers International Healthcare team in London, passed away on 25th ...
2 years
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Budget branded as “a kick in the teeth” by social care sector

Leaders and providers across the social care sector have hit out at the government for ...
2 years
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CMA investigates Circle’s acquisition of BMI

The Competition and Markets Authority is investigating Circle Health’s acquisition of BMI Healthcare...
2 years
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Circle Health confirms acquisition of BMI Healthcare

Circle Health has acquired BMI Healthcare from Hospital Topco Limited. Circle currently operates two private ...
2 years
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Bradford NHS Foundation Trust adopts TytoCare

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is set to become the first NHS Trust to ...
2 years
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Positive CQC rating ends difficult year for Cygnet Health Care

Cygnet Hospital Taunton has been rated as Good Overall by the Quality Care Commission. This ...
2 years
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Hancock rules against scrapping home visits by GPs

Heath secretary Matt Hancock, has ruled out scrapping home visits by GPs, describing the idea as “a complete non-starter”. ...
2 years
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Circle appoints new CEO

Steve Melton has stepped down as chief executive of Circle and will be replaced by ...
5 years
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Losses halved at Circle

Losses before tax were halved at Circle Holdings in 2013. In annual results for the ...
8 years
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Losses halved at Circle

8 years
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Circle appoints new CEO

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