Private healthcare sector sees quiet start to 2021

During lockdown

John Brazier
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Private healthcare sector sees quiet start to 2021

Admissions in January fall 32% year-on-year during pandemic lockdown

Data from The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) reveals that the private insured and self-pay healthcare market experienced a slow start to the year, with the UK in Covid-19 lockdown. Activity in January this year is estimated to nearly one-third (32%) lower than during the same time in 2020, following a 5% year-on-year drop in admissions during December 2020. There was an estimated 44,000 episodes of care in January, compared with 49,000 in December last year. This was foll...

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