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Private hospital news : October 2006

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest treatments available in private hospitals, and developments in the private hospital sector.
  • MRSA in hospitals : Disinfectant reduces MRSA by 75% Byotrol logoAn anti-bacterial cleaning agent has been confirmed to nearly eradicate the hospital super-bug MRSA in a recent study.Byotrol cleaning compound used on door handles, bed rails, patient contact...
  • Bupa opens emergency treatment centre BUPA small logoBupa has opened a casualty clinic at Wellesley Hospital in Southend Essex which offers treatments for minor injuries or illness, Health Insurance and Protection Magazine reports.The clinic will...
  • More Scots turn to private treatment Scotland emblem - thistleScotland is turning to private health coverage, and the record £105 million was spent on private medical insurance in 2005, new figures from the private sector have revealed.Health care is becoming...
  • More delays as NHS cancels 620 operations a day Department of health logoAround 162,000 operations may have been cancelled last year because of NHS administration errors.Conservative MP Grant Shapps has claimed the figure after extrapolating from information obtained...