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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 ...

In conversation with Tim Clover

21 May 24

The latest interview in our regular 𝘊𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘤 𝘪𝘯 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 series sees us chatting with Tim Clover, CEO of UK-based ophthalmology medical product specialist Rayner. In a wide-ranging exclusive chat, he shares ...

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

In the first of a new regular series 𝘊𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘤 𝘪𝘯 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 with where we chat to opinion shapers and leading lights in their sectors, we catch up with Gensmile Dental Care CEO Simon Turton as he shares his ...

April roundup

2 May 24

April was an interesting month. Here’s a little roundup of some of the most eye-catching stories which hit the headlines in some of the sectors Candesic specialises in – 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 the Royal ...

Ifs, bots and maybes

22 Apr 24

As fans of numerous science fiction series know (Matrix, Terminator, et al. we are looking at you), before too long our future robot overloads may be plotting our demise. In the meantime, however, they are proving to be incredibly helpful in areas like pharma manufacturing, attracting billions ...

Not-to-be-missed webinar takes place next week

18 Apr 24

A reminder that a not-to-be-missed webinar takes place next week!Candesic Senior Partner Dr Michelle Tempest will be kicking off the Royal Society of Medicine 'Insights into AI healthcare: Patient perspectives and clinical realities' event on Tuesday next week.Delve ...

PHIN Private market update: March 2024

17 Apr 24

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

The UK FemTech powerhouse

15 Apr 24

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