News

UK care home giant saved from administration – for now

Four Seasons, the UK's second largest care home group, has avoided going into administration at the 11th hour after striking an agreement with its key creditor - a day before it was due to pay a £26m interest payment which it could not meet. [+]

Insight & Interviews

Interview: Romanian dental implant specialist Dr Ionut Leahu

Romanian dental implant clinic Dr Leahu is planning to lay down roots abroad. Healthcare Europa speaks to the founder and CEO Dr Ionut Leahu. [+]

Reports

Real solutions for retention and recruitment

Recruitment, retention and training are now the primary challenges for the healthcare services industry. The obvious solution to keeping staff - paying more – is no longer working. Private operators around the world are now fishing in a global market that's short of 15m healthcare workers. So what practical solutions are operators putting into force and what really works? We talk to 25 operators from across the world. [+]
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Qualitas re-launches IPO plans, targeting Singapore Exchange next year

Malaysian primary care group Qualitas is planning to IPO and raise up to S$200m (US$148m) on the Singapore exchange in early 2018. [+]

Insight & Interviews

Interview: Shamsheer Vayalil, CEO, VPS Healthcare

VPS Healthcare, the GCC/Indian hospital and generic drugs group, with 2017 sales of about $1bn, plans to IPO within 2-3 years. Meanwhile, it wants to invest $150m in Indian hospitals. VPS founder 40 year-old Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, has also just launched a private equity fund Trovant Capital which has made its first investment buying a hunk of Amanat, a GCC fund which is investing (rather slowly) in healthcare and education. We caught up with him in London. [+]

Reports

Where is the genetics industry headed?

The company to offer the first thousand dollar genome claims it will soon have a monopoly in genetics to rival that of Amazon in retail. In doing so, could Veritas Genetics finally deliver on the false promises of the industry and revolutionise healthcare as a whole?  [+]
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