Sunday, December 5, 2021

Mental health patients’ death toll

The mortality rate among people who are in contact with specialist mental health services is nearly four times (3.6) that of the general population, according to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).

Priory Roehampton hospital director

Healthcare Market News (Personnel) April 2004 Peter Smith has been appointed hospital director of the Priory Hospital Roehampton, after joining as head...

Spire Bushey offers next generation genetic testing

Spire Bushey Hospital has teamed up with GeneHealth UK to offer next generation sequencing genetic testing to enable patients to find out their risk of developing breast, bowel, prostate and ovarian cancer.

Outsourcing continues in specialist care – but what impact are NHS cuts having?

The future of the specialist care market is discussed in the latest edition of Laing & Buisson’s Mental Health & Specialist Care Services UK Market Report

Capio Healthcare launches UK diagnostics division

Healthcare Market News (Company News) April 2003 A new diagnostics service has been launched in the UK by Capio. Capio Diagnostics UK...

UAE health giant to enter UK market with 150 bed cancer facility

UAE based healthcare giant VPS Healthcare has announced plans to enter the UK market with a 150-bed cancer centre on the site of the former Royal Masonic Hospital in Hammersmith.

Nestor acquires Healthcall

Healthcare Market News (Company News) August 2001 Nestor Healthcare plc has acquired Healthcall Group in a £110m deal. The acquisition is conditional...

Health insurance inflation expected to reach five-year high

Health insurance premium inflation is expected to reach a five-year high this year despite attempts by the major insurers to keep down costs. A report...

Riverside Healthcare appoints managing director

Andrew MacGlashan has been appointed to the new role of managing director at Riverside Healthcare Ltd in a move which marks a new direction for Doncaster-based business.

SNL appointment

Healthcare Market News (Personnel) June 1998 Sedgwick Noble Lowndes (SNL) has announced the appointment of Barbara J Dahill to the position of...