Healthcare industry

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Funding of care homes isn’t meant to be exciting – or labyrinthine | Nils Pratley
An inquiry into the sector is long overdue, and the best source of private capital is pension funds

Nils Pratley

06, Dec, 2021 @7:27 PM

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Sajid Javid under pressure over share options in US health tech firm
Health secretary had said artificial intelligence will shorten waiting lists after working for AI company

Heather Stewart Political editor

19, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Here’s something you can’t ignore, says tampon plastics activist
Ella Daish to hand Procter & Gamble giant Tampax applicator, made from 1,200 discarded contributions

Jennifer Rankin

15, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘A slap in the face’: nurses’ strike signals Kaiser’s end as union haven
The management’s initial offer of 1%-a-year raise and 26% cut in salary for new hires seen as a wage squeeze during pandemic

Steven Greenhouse

13, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Johnson & Johnson to spin off consumer arm to focus on medical division
Shake-up is the biggest in healthcare company’s 135-year history and follows similar moves by rivals

Julia Kollewe

12, Nov, 2021 @5:43 PM

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Randox: how one-man-band operation became a Covid testing giant
Healthcare firm named in Owen Paterson lobbying scandal has won £500m in UK government contracts

Rob Davies

09, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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NHS test-and-trace contractor cuts guaranteed pay by one-third
Workers at Mitie-run mobile testing units will have secure pay slashed from 12 hours to eight after firm wins new contract

Sarah Butler

03, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Post-lockdown colds spur sales at Strepsils and Nurofen maker
Reckitt Benckiser records better than expected results after rise in cases of coughs and flu

Rupert Neate

26, Oct, 2021 @3:04 PM

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Covid testing failures at UK lab ‘should have been flagged within days’
Senior scientists say problems at Immensa site show private firms should not be carrying out PCR tests

Ian Sample Science editor

23, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK ministers face questions over firm linked to suspected Covid test errors
Immensa’s sister company already being investigated and a related US firm sent out used DNA test kits

Rowena Mason and Jamie Grierson

15, Oct, 2021 @4:16 PM

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‘People are being very angry with us’: A&E doctor on abuse of NHS staff
President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine says physical and verbal attacks have increased in recent months

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

10, Oct, 2021 @5:57 PM

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UK growth revised up to 5.5% amid higher NHS spending and exports rise
GDP grew faster than forecast in second quarter as fewer Covid restrictions prompted households and companies to spend

Larry Elliott Economics editor

30, Sep, 2021 @1:25 PM

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