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2010-11-25 11:27:00

LONDON, November 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Circle, the employee-owned social enterprise, has today been chosen as the preferred partner to run Hinchingbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust in Huntingdonshire. In a historic move, the East of England Strategic Health Authority (SHA) has selected a non-state owned provider to take over the delivery of NHS services at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. Circle have a unique partnership model, where everyone from the consultants to the cleaners are...

2008-10-08 00:00:00

A national league table of independent treatment centres, published in the Health Service Journal, has placed the Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth at the top of the poll for overall percentage use. The centre is commissioned by NHS Plymouth on behalf of people of Devon, Torbay, Plymouth and Cornwall. It opened its doors for NHS orthopaedic surgery and treatments in May 2005 and in the three years since has exceeded its target utilisation, making it one of the most productive...

2008-08-22 09:01:11

By SUE SCOTT AN pounds 886m tide in medical tourists from the UK has led one Middlesbrough doctors' practice to enter the lucrative overseas treatment market. GP Dilip Acquilla, who operates out of the South Grange NHS Medical Centre, and his wife Sushma, a specialist in public health care, launched Go-Health as a joint initiative with the 250-bed Apollo Victor Hospital in Goa, one of Asia's leading treatment centres, last month. Dr Acquilla said the comparatively cheap cost of...

2006-01-24 12:17:25

LONDON (Reuters) - The first NHS walk-in centres to allow British commuters to get medical treatment on the way to and from work will open on Tuesday. The two centres, located at London Liverpool Street and Manchester Picadilly train stations, will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and patients will not need to make an appointment. "The public has told us that they want faster, more convenient NHS services," Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt said. "Many banks and supermarkets are now open...

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