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Building begins on pioneering public-private cancer centre

Construction has begun on a new cancer diagnostic and treatment centre in Guildford, which is the result of a pioneering private-public partnership. The £30.5m centre...

Cromwell Hospital plans major expansion after acquiring former hotel

Bupa-owned Cromwell Hospital is planning a major expansion after acquiring a disused hotel adjacent to its main hospital site in Kensington. The 129-bed hospital plans...

Outstanding rating for Wellington outpatients centre

HCA Healthcare UK has become the UK’s most highly rated private hospital operator after its Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre was...

NHS must increase use of independent sector, says former health minister

The NHS should reintroduce standalone elective surgery hubs run by the independent sector to drive down waiting lists and ultimately ‘save the NHS’ according...

Weight thresholds for knee replacement worsening health inequalities

The introduction of weight thresholds for knee replacement surgery by some CCGs in England have led to a postcode lottery and are exacerbating health...

Check4Cancer secures grant for digital skin cancer project

Cancer screening specialist Check4Cancer has been awarded a Smart Grant Award from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, for its digital skin cancer diagnosis...

Value of PMI market grows but penetration remains below 2008 peak

The value of the UK private health cover market reached an estimated £6,173m in 2020 – up marginally from £6,073m in 2019 but still...

Study warns NHS waiting lists could triple by 2030

NHS waiting lists in England could hit 14.6 million by 2030 without urgent action and investment to tackle hidden waits, researchers at the University...

Bupa partners with Cromwell and HCA hospitals to launch specialist bowel cancer centres

Bupa UK Insurance has partnered with HCA Healthcare UK and Bupa’s Cromwell Hospital to roll out a network of Specialist Centres for bowel cancer. The...

Independent sector NHS volumes fall in eight of the ten biggest specialties

Fresh evidence of a dip in NHS referrals to the independent sector has emerged after analysis by Health Service Journal (HSJ) found volumes had...