Local Authority Funding: Overall Pressure on Local Funding Continues, but New Winners and Losers Have Emerged Since Last Year
March 6, 2018
Local authority (LA) funding in England has changed significantly since the start of the decade. Against the backdrop of wider pressure on public service expenditure, we have seen the Government reduce the level of permanent central financial support to local areas, with policies that look to localise expenditure and temporary funding for specific services.
Marwood Group is a finalist for the HealthInvestor Awards 2018!
February 21, 2018
Marwood Group is pleased to announce that it is a finalist for the HealthInvestor Awards 2018!
The HealthInvestor Awards promote excellence and recognise innovation in the independent healthcare sector and the awards are aimed at those professionals investing in, advising or operating companies in the health and social care sectors. Finalists represent the leading players in this diverse and burgeoning market.
Funding Pressures Impact Non-Originator Drugs In Germany, France and Italy
November 1, 2017
Pressure on public finances has led national governments across Europe to seek better control over healthcare expenditure. Healthcare funding pressure varies from country to country. However, pharmaceutical products are generally seen as a prime area where savings can be achieved. One way governments are looking to contain this area of expenditure is through shifting pharmaceutical consumption away from expensive branded products towards cheaper non-originator drugs (i.e. generics and biosimilars).
Competition and Markets Authority’s Care Homes Market Study
August 1, 2017
In December 2016, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) began a market study into care homes. The purpose was to explore how well the care home market works for residents and their families, and to review providers’ compliance with consumer protection law. They recently published their interim findings and where they intend to focus their investigation ahead of the final report publication by December 2017.