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Category: Primary care

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Square Health purchases digital GP platform Push Doctor

Digital healthcare services provider Square Health has acquired virtual GP provider Push Doctor for an ...
1 month
M&A
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Virgin Care changes ownership, rebrands to HCRG Care Group

London-based investment firm Twenty20 Capital has acquired the former Virgin Care, from Virgin Group. The ...
1 month
Deals
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Assura’s half-year pre-tax profit up 58%

Primary care property investor and developer Assura today announced its interim results for the six ...
2 months
Company results
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Cannabis clinic registers strong growth

Medical cannabis clinic MyAccess Clinics has achieved 17% growth in month-on-month since its issued its ...
5 months
Primary care
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Digital sexual health service Preventx expands into Europe

Sheffield-based online sexually transmitted infection testing service Preventx has expanded into Europe by acquired Spanish ...
7 months
M&A
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Assura prices £300m senior unsecured sustainability bond

Primary care real estate investment trust Assura has announced the pricing of its first sustainability ...
7 months
Primary care
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Babylon confirms $4.2bn merger with Alkuri Global Acquisition Corp

UK-based digital doctor service Babylon Holdings today confirmed it is going public via merger with ...
8 months
Primary care
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Nuffield Health and Doctor Care Anywhere to launch integrated primary care service

Nuffield Health and Doctor Care Anywhere are planning to launch a new health service to ...
8 months
Primary care
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eConsult Health acquires video consultation and SMS platform Q doctor

Digital triage provider eConsult Health has acquired video consultation and SMS platform Q doctor.
8 months
M&A
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Babylon in talks for SPAC merger, according to reports

Babylon is considering going public via a merger with a SPAC called Alkuri, which was ...
9 months
Primary care
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HealthHero acquires French telehealth provider

HealthHero has acquired the French healthcare company Qare which is backed by healthtech venture builder ...
9 months
M&A
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Med24 to open London clinic

Med24 is opening its first clinic on 29 March in London, offering immediate access to ...
10 months
Clinical services
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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
Acute care
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BMI Healthcare and Livi partner up to relieve pressure on NHS GPs

Digital healthcare provider Livi has teamed up with BMI Healthcare to reduce pressure on NHS ...
11 months
Primary care
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US health giant Centene acquires AT Medics

Operose Health, a London-based subsidiary of US healthcare insurer Centene Corporation, has acquired privately owned ...
11 months
M&A
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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
Acute care
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Assura acquires primary care developer Apollo

Primary care property investor and developer Assura has acquired primary care developer Apollo Capital Projects ...
11 months
Primary care
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eConsult Health raises further £7m

Venture capital firm Calculus Capital has participated in a £7 million investment round into online ...
12 months
Primary care
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Doctor Care Anywhere reports £11.6m revenue

Digital health services provider Doctor Care Anywhere has reported revenue of £11.6 million for 2020, ...
12 months
Primary care
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Neurent Medical raises $25m in Series B Funding

Neurent Medical, a company pioneering treatments for chronic inflammatory sino-nasal diseases, has raised $25 million ...
12 months
Primary care
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Totally announces contract extensions and continued pilot funding

Totally, the provider of a range of healthcare services across the UK and Ireland, has ...
1 year
Clinical services
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Assura issues third-quarter trading update

Primary care property investor and developer Assura has issued a trading update for the third ...
1 year
Company results
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Call for cash for more health centres

A cross-party group of politicians and business leaders led by Conservative MP Imram Kham and ...
1 year
Politics & policy
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HealthHero acquires digital triage provider Doctorlink

Digital health company HealthHero has acquired digital triage provider Doctorlink after global investor Eight Roads ...
1 year
Clinical services
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Boots stores launch Covid-19 testing service

Boots UK has launched in-store a Covid-19 testing service, offered to those without Covid-19 symptoms.
1 year
Primary care
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PocDoc launches ten-minute ten-quid Covid test

Digital healthcare business PocDoc is launching a workplace Covid-19 testing service which it says is ...
1 year
Primary care
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Doctor Care Anywhere bags big bank and expands into Ireland

Digital healthcare company Doctor Care Anywhere has signed an agreement to provide services to employees ...
1 year
Primary care
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Gresham House Ventures invests £5m into NHS digital triage provider

Growth equity investor Gresham House Ventures has invested £5 million in eConsult Health, an online ...
1 year
Primary care
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Assura issues optimistic update

Primary care property investor and developer Assura has issued a trading update for the first ...
1 year
Primary care
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“Serious alarm” growing over test and trace failings

Health experts have expressed fears that the government’s Covid-19 test and trace programme is failing ...
1 year
Clinical services
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Assura issues Social Bond

UK healthcare REIT Assura has announced the pricing of its first Social Bond in an ...
1 year
Deals
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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
Acute care
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AXA collaborates with addiction rehab provider

Addiction treatment firm UKAT today announced that treatment at three of its facilities in England ...
1 year
Primary care
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Private healthcare clinic raises £5m to fund London start-up

Med24, a membership-based health service, has raised more than £5 million in a seed round. ...
1 year
Clinical services
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Livi and North Tyneside CCG to provide digital consultations

A new partnership between digital healthcare provider Livi and North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group, will ...
1 year
Primary care
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Doctorlink reports user growth

Doctorlink, the online triage provider to the NHS, has reported accelerated user growth during the ...
1 year
Primary care
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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
Acute care
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HealthHero launches and acquires German platform

London-based pan-European investment house Marcol has joined forces with digital entrepreneur and investor Ranjan Singh ...
1 year
Clinical services
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Primary Health Properties’ results reflect growth

Primary Health Properties, an investor in modern primary health facilities, has announced its interim results ...
1 year
Company results
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Novai closes seed funding for eye disease detection

Novai, a biotechnology start-up originating from University College London, has secured £500,000 in seed funding ...
1 year
Primary care
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Eleven suppliers to provide video consultations to help the NHS

Eleven suppliers have been selected to provide video consultations for primary care to help the ...
2 years
Primary care
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Private health firms accused of profiting from coronavirus

Private health firms have come under severe criticism for profiting from the coronavirus pandemic by ...
2 years
Primary care
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Royal College calls for safe nursing levels

The government must have “legal responsibility” to ensure there are enough nurses to provide safe ...
2 years
Primary care
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BMA asks NHS England to introduce ‘investment standard’ for CAMHS

NHS England should introduce a new ‘investment standard’ for child and adolescent mental health services ...
2 years
Primary care
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PELC wins contract to provide services for East London UTCs

The Partnership of East London Cooperatives (PELC) has won a new contract to provide the ...
2 years
Primary care
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PHP acquires investment property

Primary Health Properties (PHP) has acquired a let investment property in Bolton and has also ...
2 years
Primary care
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Primary Health Properties to fund medical centre

A wholly owned subsidiary of Primary Health Properties (PHP) has been contracted to provide development ...
2 years
Primary care
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London protests target Babylon’s GP in Hand

GPs and patients took to the streets of Tower Hamlets in East London last week ...
2 years
Primary care
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PHP to help fund development in Wales

Primary Health Properties (PHP) has contracted with a developer to fund the development and acquisition ...
2 years
Primary care
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Labour promises £845m for children’s mental health services

The Labour Party has vowed to boost the funding of children’s mental health services with ...
2 years
Primary care

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