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18/12/2018
A private hospital in Chelmsford, Essex, is up for sale after the business went into administration due to lack of “sustainable” NHS referrals.
18/12/2018
The NHS long-term plan will not be published until January – delayed as government focus is consumed by chaos over Brexit and tensions between NHS England and ministers over what the plan will entail.
17/12/2018
Shares in Spire Healthcare Group, the second largest provider of private healthcare in the UK, hit a record low – falling to 100.10 – on Thursday 13 December.
14/12/2018
Octopus Healthcare and Rangeford Holdings have announced the launch of a new 12-acre retirement village in Cirencester in Gloucestershire
13/12/2018
The government has yet again delayed the long-awaited consultation document on the future of social care in England as it prioritises the battle to bring about Brexit.
13/12/2018
Only one in five local authorities (20%) say they have enough care in their area to meet demand.
13/12/2018
August Equity has funded the management buyout of Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging, a global specialist in MRI imaging for horses and companion animals.
12/12/2018
Healthcare and biotechnology was the highest performing investment company sector in 2018, new figures show.

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Recruitment and retention

When people are one of your greatest assets, it's essential that you are recruiting and retaining the right ones. Neil Eastwood, author of Saving Social Care, advisor to the Department of Health & Social Care's national recruitment campaign, and founder of Sticky People, shares his sector insight
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Specialist care

Andrew Cannon, chief executive of Voyage Care, believes in understanding his workforce. The boss of the UK specialist care provider, which supports more than 3,500 people with learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries and other complex needs, says: "it's about love". HealthInvestor UK gets the lowdown
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There has been a policy-driven move towards returning responsibility for healthcare to the individual; while greater independence, choice and control over their care sounds like a positive move, for care providers, this can come with inherent risk. Clare Connell and Ryan Perrott ask, ‘Is the concept of individual choice being pushed too far?’
A recent Freedom of Information request has put local authority care home spending in question. Is it time to call public sector provision to account? HealthInvestor UK investigates
In an innovative move designed to speed up access to treatment, health insurer Bupa is joining forces with independent hospital provider HCA Healthcare UK to launch a network of specialist centres for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
A CMA investigation into the CareTech-Cambian tie-up is expected to delay the deal until at least the new year. The intervention – which is one of many in the sector – also raises further questions over the potential for consolidation in sensitive areas of social care. Jeremy Bowden investigates
HealthInvestor UK reflects on 2018
Montreux Healthcare Fund’s recent acquisition of Chester Healthcare is part of an ambitious expansion plan. Chief executive Oliver Harris tells HealthInvestor UK about the deal and what the future holds
With the primary care system under pressure, digital triage solutions are rapidly gaining traction among GPs. HealthInvestor UK speaks to Andrew Gardner, chief executive of Doctorlink, about a new digital solution to the GP burden


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HealthInvestor UK reflects on 2018
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Deal intervention

A CMA investigation into the CareTech-Cambian tie-up is expected to delay the deal until at least the new year. The intervention - which is one of many in the sector - also raises further questions over the potential for consolidation in sensitive areas of social care. Jeremy Bowden investigates
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