Care UK joint venture company looks set to build major healthcare centre in the south

Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Health and social care provider Care UK plc has announced that its 50 per cent owned joint venture company, Partnership Health Group (PHG), been appointed preferred bidder by the Department of Health for a major Independent Sector Treatment Centre (ISTC) project serving patients across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The services to be provided by PHG include about 100,000 elective cases across eight specialties offered from facilities at the Royal South Hants Hospital in Southampton and running of all services, including about 40,000 elective and non-electives cases across 15 specialties, from the newly-constructed Lymington New Forest Hospital. PHG will also provide urgent care services from Lymington including a medical assessment unit, minor injuries unit and diagnostics. Care UK chief executive Mike Parish said the five-year project was expected to start in July 2007 and would involve capital investment of around £21m. “This substantial project closely follows the preferred bidder appointment for the

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