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First guidance for doctors supervising PAs and MAPs

22 May 24

Today, the British Medical Association has published the first guidance for doctors supervising physician associates (PAs) and other medical associate professionals (MAPs), in an attempt to clarify the somewhat fuzzy and at times difficult position they have found themselves in.While MAPs have ...

Mental Health Awareness Week

17 May 24

Just a thought to end the week. As Mental Health Awareness Week comes to an end, it is worth remembering that there is more we could all be doing to give those experiencing mental health problems the support and respect they deserve.Tremendous advances have been made in understanding, and ...

In conversation with Simon Turton

7 May 24

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April roundup

2 May 24

April was an interesting month.Ā Hereā€™s a little roundup of some of theĀ most eye-catchingĀ stories which hit the headlines in some of the sectorsĀ CandesicĀ specialises in ā€“ and where available, a link to where you might find more information if anything piques your interest (download PDF ...

Inner London private hospital concentration

23 Apr 24

Harley Street is renowned for its links to the medical profession. In the 1800s, the well-to-do and well-connected area attracted well-to-do and well-connected people, becoming popular with doctors and burgeoning into a medical hub. Hospitals, the Medical Society of London, and theĀ Royal ...

PHIN Private market update: March 2024

17 Apr 24

The latest private market update fromĀ Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN)Ā makes for interesting reading.Ā Comparing quarter for quarter with the latest available figures, it shows private admissions up 4% across the UK, and private medical insurance admissions up.Ā But while private ...

The UK FemTech powerhouse

15 Apr 24

The UK is poised to challenge the US as a powerhouse inĀ FemTech, the burgeoning sector leveraging technology to address womenā€™s health needs.This rapidly growing global market could be worth around Ā£103bn by 2030. Belatedly, the economic impact of poor female health and the economic ...

Dynamic FemTech market

27 Mar 24

CandesicĀ Senior Partner DrĀ Michelle TempestĀ andĀ Alina TrabattoniĀ have been speaking to leaders in the FemTech market for a piece due to be published byĀ LaingBuissonĀ shortly. Ahead of that, a look at publicly available figures turns up some interesting disparities.Ā Take these figures ...

Private Equity is transforming European smiles

12 Mar 24

The European dental market is increasingly attracting interest, and cosmetic dentistry in particular is booming, especially on the orthodontic and aligner front.Ā CandesicĀ Senior PartnerĀ Marc KittenĀ and AssociateĀ Dr Marco MazevetĀ explored the attractiveness of the European dental market ...

Results of theĀ NHSĀ Staff Survey 2023

11 Mar 24

What did you make of the results of theĀ NHSĀ Staff Survey 2023, which was published at the end of last week? You can read more about it below.Weā€™re still taking it in, but the charts make interesting reading, and the site linked above has an interactive dashboard where you can view how ...