Sue Ryder plans £40m investment programme

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

Not-for-profit provider Sue Ryder Care has announced a £40 million investment programme to reconfigure and develop its specialised palliative and neurological care services across the UK, including major developments in the northwest, Cambridgeshire, Tayside and Grampian. The move comes towards the end of a four-year first phase of restructuring and consolidation which has seen the charity divest itself of some parts of its portfolio. Phase two will concentrate on modernising and reconfiguring servcies to meet long term demand, providing services where there is commitment from commissioners. Sue Ryder chief executive Iain Henderson said the charity aimed to offer a range of services that could be “mixed and matched” to meet specific needs of people with the most challenging conditions. “The fixed type of provision will be a thing of the past, and patient choice and need will be a priority,” said Mr Henderson. Chairman of Trustees John Oldham said the way ahead would stretch the charity but the result

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