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Fake Harley Street doctor denies fraud over claiming to cure cancer with herbs

Fake Harley Street doctor denies fraud over claiming to cure cancer with herbs | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
A bogus Harley Street doctor claimed he could “cure” sicknesses including cancer with a blend of diet tips, blood analysis and natural herbs, a court heard.  Errol Denton, 52, charged £650 for consultations booked through his website, offering to put clients’ blood under a microscope and assess their health problems. Blackfriars crown court heard he claimed to be able to “heal people” and recommended “food as medicine” as well as natural herbs. 
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New Vitality GP service launched by VitalityHealth

New Vitality GP service launched by VitalityHealth | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
A new Vitality GP service has been launched by VitalityHealth. It aims to transform the health insurer’s ability to deliver primary care benefits that members can readily access.
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Decline in overseas patients hurts London’s private hospitals

Decline in overseas patients hurts London’s private hospitals | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Revenues drop 5% as Middle East admissions fall in wake of lower oil prices
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Special school to be run by private healthcare company

Special school to be run by private healthcare company | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
The disability charity Scope is to transfer the running of a West Sussex school to a private healthcare company.
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Will the NHS be ‘for sale’ after Brexit?

Will the NHS be ‘for sale’ after Brexit? | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
May refuses to rule out opening up the NHS to US drug companies as part of post-Brexit deal
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Bupa partners up with HealthTap to develop new healthcare solutions

Bupa partners up with HealthTap to develop new healthcare solutions | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Bupa has announced it is partnering up with HealthTap to develop innovative healthcare solutions for its 16.5 million customers.
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Why Netcare will not inject cash into BMI Healthcare

Why Netcare will not inject cash into BMI Healthcare | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Analysts say management at the private hospital group has re-established the ring-fenced nature of the South African business versus the UK
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Harley Street Snapchat surgeon who streams his operations live on social media 

Harley Street Snapchat surgeon who streams his operations live on social media  | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Christopher Inglefield, who founded the London Transgender Surgery, has been performing procedures for over ten years and broadcasts live operations on Snapchat.
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Care UK asks GPs to refer patients to 'self-pay' treatment service

Care UK asks GPs to refer patients to 'self-pay' treatment service | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
GPs have been sent a letter from private healthcare company Care UK, outlining a new ‘self-pay service’ offering procedures to patients who are willing to pay for treatment.
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Victims of disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson 'may have been missed'

Victims of disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson 'may have been missed' | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Cancer survivors operated on by jailed doctor call on his former employers to ensure all patients are contacted
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VHI, Ireland, looking at purchase of private hospitals

VHI, Ireland, looking at purchase of private hospitals | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
State-owned insurer understood to be looking to buy St Vincent’s after Beacon bid failed
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Should you pay for a private GP appointment?

Should you pay for a private GP appointment? | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
The humble task of getting a GP appointment has become a complex issue in certain areas. Is it worth paying for the privilege of seeing a GP quickly and eas
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Advanced Oncotherapy gets boost for proton beam investment

Advanced Oncotherapy gets boost for proton beam investment | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
proton beam cancer treatment
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Firm behind Push Doctor app recruits NHS GPs 

Firm behind Push Doctor app recruits NHS GPs  | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Private healthcare firm Push Doctor claims to have 'revolutionised healthcare' and promises 'appointments within minutes' for just £20.
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Spire’s latest health check leaves City unimpressed

Spire’s latest health check leaves City unimpressed | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
One of Britain’s biggest private healthcare providers disappointed the City yesterday when it said that earnings were likely to be below expectations.Spire Healthcare, led by Justin Ash, who was appointed chief executive in September, said that earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amort
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Harley Street's Dr Mark Bonar 'doped 150 athletes' found guilty of misconduct

Harley Street's Dr Mark Bonar 'doped 150 athletes' found guilty of misconduct | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
A doctor secretly filmed offering banned doping drugs has been found guilty of misconduct. Dr Mark Bonar boasted that he had prescribed performance-enhancing drugs to as many as 15
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Four Seasons closer to control by biggest creditor

Four Seasons closer to control by biggest creditor | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Care home chain has £525m of net debt, mostly owned by hedge fund H/2 Capital Partners
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NHS's £250m bill after private surgery gone wrong

NHS's £250m bill after private surgery gone wrong | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
A report says that around 6,000 people a year need NHS care after bungled private operations, costing the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds.
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Phoenix Hospital Group Announces Acquisition of 25 Harley Street

Phoenix Hospital Group Announces Acquisition of 25 Harley Street | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Bdaily UK | Business News
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NHS crisis helps private healthcare providers

NHS crisis helps private healthcare providers | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Spire Healthcare defied a sluggish London market this morning after analysts mused that the pressure faced by the national health service could drive patients t
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Google makes millions from plight of addicts

Google makes millions from plight of addicts | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Google has been profiting from a practice banned in America in which brokers secretly reap millions of pounds from vulnerable people seeking treatment for addic
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Inquiry into rogue breast surgeon to examine lessons in private healthcare

Inquiry into rogue breast surgeon to examine lessons in private healthcare | Private healthcare | Scoop.it

Inquiry into rogue breast surgeon to examine lessons in private healthcare on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Central news

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More single women are seeking IVF treatment after failing to meet Mr Right

More single women are seeking IVF treatment after failing to meet Mr Right | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Thousands of single women are seeking IVF treatment after failing to meet Mr Right.
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Scotland NHS spending on private healthcare falls to five-year low

Scotland NHS spending on private healthcare falls to five-year low | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
NHS spending on private healthcare falls to five-year low. A total of £72m was paid out in 2016/17, a drop of £6.5m compared to the previous year.
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Scandal of private health sharks overcharging patients

Scandal of private health sharks overcharging patients | Private healthcare | Scoop.it
Linzi Brown, from Ringwood, Hampshire, was horrified when she was told she would need to pay £15,000 for a complex varicose vein removal procedure.
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