Insights

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.

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England’s Changing Primary Care Landscape

July 1, 2017

Primary care in England is changing. This is the result of a combination of national policy drivers, regulatory and contracting enablers, and service redesign.

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Conservative Manifesto: A Reduced Role for Private Payers in Social Care

May 1, 2017

The publication of the Conservative manifesto last week highlighted a trend that followers of health and care policy making have seen for the last 6 months – the rise of adult social care on the political agenda

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The IVF Market in England, France, Germany and Spain – A Tale of Two Systems in 2017

March 1, 2017

Europe is the world leader in assisted reproductive technology (ART). In 2012, about 50% (nearly 640,144) ART cycles took place across 34 European countries, with in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) being the most common technique. Since then, demand for fertility treatment has continued to grow, driven by underlying demographic and social trends.

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