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A Healthy Recovery for Two London Private Patient Units

As Covid-19 took hold earlier this year, up to 90% of private hospitals’ beds, staff and equipment were effectively set aside to help the country deal with any massive demand caused by the pandemic. Housden Group has been following the fortunes…

How NHS Private Patient Units are Helping Fight the Pandemic

Our last update reported on the upbeat messages flowing from the NHS PPUs Annual Conference, including an estimate of 9% growth for the year ending March 2020 to £700m revenues, together with a forecast of 10% further growth for 2020/21. How…

NHS Private Patient Service Achievement Awards 2020

The 2020 NHS PPU Service Development Conference was held at St Thomas’ Hospital, London in mid-March. It included the inaugural Private Patient Service Development Professional Achievement Awards. The awards recognised excellence in NHS PPUs,…

National PPU Conference 2020

Over 100 delegates from Private Patient Units from across the UK attended the Sixth National Conference at St Thomas’ Hospital, London in mid-March to share best practices on improving access, growing their market and driving forward financial…

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Bring in Record Revenues from Private Patients

Transitional Project Managed by Housden Group Brings in Record Private Patient Revenues for Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Trust In line with recent trends, the recent publication of NHS Trusts accounts data has revealed…
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Patient Safety Opportunity for NHS PPUs

This tragic case (See Shaun Lintern's report in HSJ 5/6/19 and coroner's report https://www.judiciary.uk/publications/simon-healey/ ) throws into sharp relief the debate about the risk thresholds of independent hospitals that are remote…