Practice Plus Group to expand into Birmingham!

We are about to move into the West Midlands and bring Wellsoon to the UK’s second city. Practice Plus Group is the proud new operator of what is currently The Edgbaston Hospital, part of Circle Health Group and known locally as The BMI Hospital, following a deal to transfer ownership. With most of our ‘Outstanding’…

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“60 is the new 40” say the Boomer generation

Gen Zs reckon you officially enter old age at 57 – meaning Gordon Ramsay, Salma Hayek and Mike Tyson are geriatric in the eyes of the young. A study of 2,000 adults revealed those under 27 think old age hits in your late 50s, with retirement primarily involving sitting in an armchair (20 per cent)…

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Wellsoon from Practice Plus Group launches TV debut

We are delighted to reveal our first ever TV advert for Wellsoon, our private surgery brand. “Back to your Best” is a 30-second spot which begins by asking, “What if your knee or hip stopped giving you jip?” and takes the audience on a feel-good journey of sunny days, holidays and living life to the…

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She’s done it! Dr Hocking cycles 300km in 3 days

Urgent Care GP, Susanna Hocking from Worcestershire, is proud to have completed her epic three-day, 300km solo challenge to raise awareness of sepsis – and has exceeded her target fund-raising expectations for the UK Sepsis Trust. Raising over £2800, Susanna has battled high-winds and delayed ferries in the Highlands, and is grateful for the “tremendous…

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There’s no stopping Dr Hocking in 300km cycle challenge!

Pedalling her way across the Hebridean Way in an epic three-day, 300km solo challenge is Dr Susanna Hocking, from Worcestershire, who aims to raise awareness of sepsis – a potentially life-threatening condition which accounts for 48,000 deaths annually. Through the solo journey, Susanna hopes to smash her target of £2,000 for UK Sepsis Trust by…

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Bupa welcomes Practice Plus Group to its hospital network

Bupa UK insurance has welcomed Practice Plus Group to its network of partner hospitals, increasing customer choice and offering a new option for fast treatment. Bupa’s insurance customers will now be able to choose from Practice Plus Group’s 10 hospitals and surgical centres to complete their surgery in four to six weeks of calling Bupa….

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1 in 5 on NHS waiting lists risk holiday healthcare fees

New research shows 1 in 5 people on NHS waiting lists plan to holiday abroad this year without travel insurance, risking falling ill overseas and incurring healthcare fees while on holiday. NHS waiting lists at a glance With the number of people waiting for consultant-led treatment now totalling more than 6.4 million people, and 1.6…

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Unlocking career progression: Practice Plus Group Apprenticeships

Aren’t sure which direction you want your career to take? Couldn’t or didn’t want to go to University full time? Thanks to our extensive apprenticeship programme, joining Practice Plus Group can make gaining your qualifications a realistic possibility. With training and education paid for, study leave days built into your week, and supportive colleagues, you’ll…

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Health in Justice secures NHS Gold Standard Interim Quality Mark for its preceptorship pathway

Driving improvements in the quality of the care we provide to our patients, alongside delivering a positive experience for our colleagues, is at the heart of everything we do at Practice Plus Group. So we’re proud to announce that our Preceptorship Pathway has been awarded the Gold Standard Interim Quality Mark from NHS England. Following…

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myTribe and Practice Plus Group hospitals announce partnership

Consumer information website myTribe and affordable private hospital chain Practice Plus Group join forces in a new partnership aimed at helping people navigate the complicated world of private healthcare. myTribe, a consumer information website dedicated to private healthcare and insurance in the UK, exists to answer the public’s many questions about private medical services. Frequently…

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