Entrepreneur profile: Xavier Bernal, Findoc

Having secured over 540 healthcare professionals to use their paid platform in London in two years and raised £1.2 million in funding, healthcare online bookings system Findoc is looking to expand outside of the capital. Company founder Xavier Bernal explains how he is trying to reboot the 'time-poor' healthcare sector.


Digital care start-up Cera strikes deal with Uber and NHS

Digital care start-up, Cera, has announced its plans to work with on-demand ride service Uber, and the NHS to bring independence and mobility to seniors in UK.


Albion Ventures secures the NHS as trade buyer for Nelson House development

A first joint venture hospital acquisition between the NHS and a private healthcare provider has resulted in the purchase of a mental health rehabilitation institution.


Oxford University spin-out targets NHS savings

University spin-out Intelligent Ultrasound has raised £610,000 to develop software aimed at reducing the risk of incorrect or missed diagnoses.

Venture Capital Funding

Healthcare costs: Fundraising opportunites from NHS cuts

In the face of daily headlines about NHS cuts, GrowthBusiness learns how these have led to fundraising opportunities for businesses in the healthcare sector.


Civica buys NHS contractor

The UK subsidiary of Civica, which provides IT systems and business process services primarily for the public sector, has acquired PSCAL for an undisclosed amount.


James Caan buys NHS recruiter

DRC Group, a supplier of temporary staff to the NHS, has been acquired by James Caan's private equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw.