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Nuffield Health response to the CHPI report 'Patient Safety in private hospitals - the known and unknown risks' 20/08/2014

David Mobbs, Nuffield Health Group Chief Executive, said: 

“Nuffield Health welcomes any dialogue that supports access to more transparent and reliable data, and as an organisation we are fully in support of producing comparable performance data at hospital and Consultant level so that patients can make informed decisions about their treatment.

We are extremely disappointed about... more

Nuffield Health acquires nine Virgin Active Health Clubs 05/08/2014
Nuffield Health, the UK’s leading not-for-profit healthcare organisation, has today announced the acquisition of nine Virgin Active Health Clubs.

The new gyms will increase Nuffield Health’s footprint throughout the UK, allowing more health consumers to benefit from their unique approach to health and wellbeing.

Dr Andrew Jones, Managing Director Wellbeing, Nuffield Health, says,... more

Manchester Metropolitan University and Nuffield Health Announce Strategic Health Partnership 01/07/2014

Manchester Metropolitan University and healthcare social enterprise, Nuffield Health, have today announced a strategic partnership to improve health in the North West of England.  The partnership will see a state of the art hospital and wellbeing centre built in central Manchester. Together the two will collaborate on research and development, training for local healthcare professionals... more

Nuffield Health annual report shows £84m investment for the future 10/06/2014

Nuffield Health, the UK’s leading healthcare social enterprise, today publishes its annual report for 2013.

The charity has maintained its solid financial position while it continues to extend the scale and scope of its operations with £84million invested into its hospitals, wellbeing and corporate sites in 2013 - an increase of £15million on 2012.

It has done this while keeping... more

Nuffield Health backs nurses to 'speak out safely' to protect patients 09/05/2014

-Nuffield Health becomes the first and only independent hospital provider to sign up to the nurse-led patient safety initiative

-International Nurses Day (May 12) sees Nuffield Health re-launch its unique Matron role, to ‘set a benchmark’ in UK nursing care

Nuffield Health has signed up to the Speak Out Safely Campaign, an initiative to encourage NHS and Independent... more

Nuffield Health backs the Nursing Times' Speak out Safely Campaign 07/05/2014

Nuffield Health supports the Nursing Times Speak Out Safely campaign. This means we want every member of our staff to feel able to raise concerns about wrongdoing or poor practice when they see it and confident that their concerns will be addressed in a constructive way.

We promise that where staff identify a genuine patient safety concern, we will support them, fully investigate and, if... more

Nuffield Health announces partnership with Tour de France Fan Parks 14/04/2014

With the Tour de France starting in the UK this summer, thousands of fans are getting ready to watch the race and cheer their favourite riders to victory. Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity and provider of wellbeing and hospital services, is the official partner of the Tour de France Fan Parks, the perfect place for supporters to come together and celebrate cycling.

Nuffield Health First Independent Hospital Provider to Support the Introduction of the UK’s National Ligament Registry (NLR) 09/04/2014

Nuffield Health has today announced that it will become the first independent hospital provider to support the introduction of the UK’s National Ligament Register. Nuffield Health will encourage all Consultants to participate in the first registry of its kind.

The registry will allow providers, for the first time, to collect and analyse data about anterior cruciate ligament surgery (ACL... more

Six million of the UK's 'overweight' at risk of life-threatening illness, through failure to recognise they are clinically obese 08/04/2014

Around six million people in the UK could be putting themselves at risk of life-threatening illness through failure to recognise they are clinically obese, believing they are simply overweight.   

Of those who are clinically obese, with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of more than 30, nearly half (44 per cent) say they have no concerns that they are putting themselves at risk of serious illness... more

Leading healthcare charity embraces digital technology to transform health assessments 03/04/2014

Healthcare charity Nuffield Health, the UK’s leading provider of employee wellbeing services, will be launching a digitally advanced health assessment this April.  Incorporating access to their online and mobile health and wellbeing application, Nuffield HealthScore*, they have evolved their assessments from a one-off screening to an on-going process.

Pioneering the digital... more

Nuffield Health responds to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) final report into competition in the private healthcare market 02/04/2014
Health consumer the biggest winner in much needed overhaul of the private healthcare industry. 

Nuffield Health Group Chief Executive, David Mobbs, said:  “Today’s confirmation of the measures to be introduced in the private healthcare sector will add value to a service that is already renowned for the highest levels of quality, patient care and health outcomes, and marks a great day for the... more

Nuffield Health appoints Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Geoff Graham, as Medical Director - Hospitals 10/03/2014

Nuffield Health is delighted to announce the appointment of Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Geoff Graham, as Medical Director, Hospitals.  Geoff joined the Hospitals Board with effect from March 3, 2014 and will report into KP Doyle, Nuffield Health’s Deputy Chief Executive.

A Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Cardiff with a private practice for over 22 years, Geoff joins with... more

Government response to Keogh Review creates 'two tier cosmetic industry' warns Nuffield Health 13/02/2014

The long awaited government response to the review, led by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, into the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions has been published today.  As industry leaders Nuffield Health feel it is essential that patients continue to have confidence in cosmetic services and has been calling for reforms for some time, issuing a 12 point plan* setting out standards of best practice, in... more

Nuffield Health response to the Competition Commission’s Summary of Provisional Decision on Remedies into the Private Healthcare Market. 16/01/2014

Nuffield Health Group Chief Executive, David Mobbs, said:  “The proposed measures announced today by the Competition Commission will go a long way to improve the competitiveness of the private hospitals market for the benefit of the health consumer. The recommendations for the divestiture of two hospitals In London will significantly reduce the harmful dominance of the Hospital Corporation of... more

One in three in the UK can’t afford to eat healthily 14/01/2014

A third of people in the UK – around 25 million people - say they do not eat healthily because it is too expensive. One in seven people (14 per cent) said they do not have time to prepare healthy food, and one in ten (10 per cent) said they do not know how to eat healthily.

These are the findings of new research out today from UK health charity Nuffield Health, who questioned more than 3... more

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