Category list : Private patient income cap
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Imperial slashes private earnings forecastSubscription
FINANCE: One of England’s most prestigious teaching hospital trusts has been forced to revise down the amount of private income it plans to generate this year.
Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham has confirmed he wants health and wellbeing boards to be accountable for new ‘year of care budgets’ which would cover the ‘health and social care needs’ of those ‘at the greatest risk of hospitalisation’, but added that the funds would ‘be paid to an NHS preferred provider’.
FT subsidiary takes over Circle clinicSubscription
A private firm wholly owned by a Midlands foundation trust is to take over the running of a private clinic from Circle
Improvement is needed
East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust is seeking to work with an independent provider to “reinvigorate” its private patient services.
STRUCTURE: Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed PwC to run the process that will examine how to increase its efficiency and income but could recommend a change in governance structure.
COMMERCIAL: Imperial College Healthcare Trust is aiming for £34m in private and overseas income this financial year, board papers reveal.
Patients 'self-funding treatment'Subscription
Hospital patients are being allowed to pay for treatments that are no longer available for free, the shadow health secretary has claimed.
District general hospitals aim to tap into private market
FINANCE: A hospital trust is offering patients who want a procedure which is not longer available on the NHS the opportunity to pay for it themselves at normal NHS prices.