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Investment in the core specialist property market will exceed £10 billion in 2015, according to a report by property firm Knight Frank.
Care services provider CareTech has raised £21 million in a funding round through the placing of 10 million shares at 210 pence each.
Japanese firm Nikon, which is most well-known for the cameras it produces, has agreed to acquire Optos for £259 million.
Public Accounts Committee chair Margaret Hodge has said that initial planning for the Better Care Fund was “deeply flawed”.
Primary Health Properties has been contracted to fund the development of and acquire two medical centres in Wales.
Octopus Healthcare is funding an Ashford-based £30 million private hospital.
A scheme to build two specialist care homes has been abandoned by York City Council due to financial restraints.
The Portland Hospital for Women & Children has been granted permission for a link bridge that will enable the hospital to increase in size.

HealthInvestor selects a few highlights from the Public Accounts Committee’s latest inquiry into the Circle-Hinchingbrooke franchise
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Third sector organisations are looking to streamline their services and divest non-core care assets, find Clare Connell and Hannah Hurley of Connell Consulting
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Circle’s decision to walk away from Hinchingbrooke is shrouded in politics, conflicting assessments, rancour and intrigue. Whatever the truth of the matter, argues Vernon Baxter, there’s no escaping it’s a major setback for the independent sector

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