Fitzhugh Directory available

Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

This year’s edition of the Fitzhugh Directory of Independent Healthcare & Long Term Care is now available. Writing in the “Key Trends and Annual Review” article, publisher William Fitzhugh refers to another interesting year in the healthcare and long term care sectors. Significant highlights from this year’s directory show: # The independent acute hospital market grew by 10.6% in 1999 to £1540m. # 58.8% of this market is accounted for by the big three operators, General Healthcare, BUPA and Nuffield Hospitals. # The NHS Private Patient revenues grew by 5.6% to £322m to account for 17.3% of the total market – a continuing small decline in market share. # The Royal Marsden continues its position at the top of the NHS Private Patient tables with revenues from that source of £15.5m in 1998-99 accounting for 23.2% of Total Core Income. # The Independent Psychiatric Market continues to enjoy buoyant conditions with total revenues of £273 in 1999 an increase of 11.7% on 1998. # The Private Medical Insurance mark

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