Health news

Health news

Here we share interesting stories and news from across the health and social care sectors.

Care UK announces UK Specialist Hospitals acquisition

Care UK announces UK Specialist Hospitals acquisition

February 21 2013

Care UK has today announced the acquisition of healthcare provider UK Specialist Hospitals (UKSH), which, like Care UK, operates elective surgery centres for NHS funded patients.

Care UK to run Newcastle GP practice

Care UK to run Newcastle GP practice

June 20 2012

A GP practice previously managed by NHS North of Tyne will soon be operated by Care UK.Grainger Medical Group and its branch will be run by Care UK from 1st Aug

Care UK bucks national trend on waiting times for NHS operations

Care UK bucks national trend on waiting times for NHS operations

May 11 2012

Independent healthcare provider Care UK is ahead of the game when it comes to waiting times for certain planned NHS operations.Figures released recently by the

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day

May 11 2012

Two Care UK hospitals have held events to celebrate International Nurses Day.Managers at the North East London Treatment Centre in Ilford offered each nurse tra

Mike Parish offers a personal perspective on the role of the independent sector in the NHS.

Mike Parish offers a personal perspective on the role of the independent sector in the NHS.

March 30 2012

Finally - the Health and Social Care Bill has received Royal Assent after more hours of debate than most people can ever recall.

Spring fitness

Spring fitness

March 28 2012

As the days lengthen and the sun comes out, perhaps it's  time to think about what we can do to improve our fitness levels.  In the article below,&nbs

North East London Treatment Centre Wins National Accreditation

North East London Treatment Centre Wins National Accreditation

February 22 2012

An NHS treatment centre in Ilford has received a top accolade for its endoscopy service.Patients in Ilford needing a specialist referral to a consultant can now

Care UK will continue to run the North East London Treatment Centre on behalf of the NHS

Care UK will continue to run the North East London Treatment Centre on behalf of the NHS

January 5 2012

Care UK has been invited to continue to run the NHS North East London Treatment Centre (NELTC) located at the King George Hospital, in Ilford, Essex.The decisio

Health advice for the festive break

Health advice for the festive break

December 22 2011

Care UK GP's have put together a handy checklist to help you get prepared for health care issues over the festive break.Preparation is the key – from present bu

Dispelling the myths surrounding dementia

Dispelling the myths surrounding dementia

November 15 2011

Dementia is a common condition that affects 750,000 people in the UK, with numbers set to rise to one million by 2025.

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