IHPN launches new animation to help patients navigate private healthcare

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NHS strikes new COVID surge deal with independent sector

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IHPN launches new industry-wide commitment to achieve “net zero” by 2035

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3 million NHS patients treated under historic independent hospital COVID partnership

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Independent healthcare providers unite to implement new medical governance framework


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The Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) is the representative body for independent sector healthcare providers of services ranging through acute, primary, community, clinical home healthcare, and diagnostics.

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@IndHealthPN 6th Jul 2022

Charlotte has been a fantastic advocate for patients and communities over the last 3+ years. It's been a pleasure working with her & the wider @NVTweeting team, and from all of us @IndHealthPN we wish her well in whatever comes next!…

@IndHealthPN 6th Jul 2022

Great to read the positive experiences of trainee anaesthetists working in the independent sector in the latest @RCoANews bulletin 👇 Read more about the role independent providers have played in training 4k+ junior #NHS doctors in our recent report here……

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