Private healthcare sector finishes 2020 strongly

PHIN data shows

John Brazier
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Private healthcare sector finishes 2020 strongly

Admissions in December fall 5% year-on-year on back of second national lockdown

Data from The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) reveals that the private insured and self-pay healthcare market recovered towards the end of last year. Activity in December this year is estimated to be 5% lower than during the same time in 2019, following a 10% year-on-year drop in admissions during November. Despite the decreased yearly activity, there still over 60,000 private admissions during November when the second UK lockdown came into force. The decrease in activi...

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