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Private hospital news : September 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: Hospital superbugs fuel patient concerns BUPA small logoThe threat of MRSA and other hospital superbugs is leading many patients in the UK to seek private treatment.Recent government research revealed that nearly 150 babies and children suffered...
  • Bupa hospital introduces bariatric surgery BUPA small logoThe private Bupa Hospital at Harpenden has added bariatric surgery, a form of obesity treatment, to its list of procedures.One in four adults in the UK are now obese, according to recent statistics,...
  • Scots seek private treatment to avoid operation waits Scotland on Sunday logoScottish patients spent £25 million on private operations last year, according to Scotland on Sunday.Over 8,500 patients without insurance spent an average of nearly £3,000 on surgical procedures,...
  • Private clinics to provide cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil - cervical cancer vaccineA vaccine which protects women against cervical cancer will be available in the UK within weeks.Gardasil will be the first such vaccine to get a license and will be available for females between the...