Ramsay Health Care
Ramsay Health Care is a provider of private healthcare in the UK, Australia, France, Indonesia and Malaysia founded by Paul Ramsay. It was established in Sydney, Australia in 1964. The company specialises in surgery, rehabilitation and psychiatric care. In May 2018, Ascension the private, tax-exempt, nongovernmental health system in the United States partnered with Ramsay Healthcare, in a new global supply chain venture.
|Traded as||ASX: RHC|
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|Australia, United Kingdom, France, Indonesia, Malaysia|
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Ramsay Health Care is the largest private provider of hospitals in Australia with more than 100 health facilities in operation. The company is competing for a tender for the design, construction and management of a new 423-bed hospital on Sydney's Northern Beaches with the country's other large private health provider Healthscope. It owns and operates the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital which was opened on 4 November 2013.
Ramsay Health Care first acquired hospitals in France in 2010 and together with its partner Crédit Agricole Assurances, grew to a total of 40 hospitals across France, before acquiring a controlling interest in the market leader – Générale de Santé and its 75 facilities in 2014.
Ramsay Générale de Santé is the largest private hospital group in France with 121 facilities (110 hospitals) making it the market leader in that country.
Paul Ramsay signed a joint venture in March 2013 with Malaysian conglomerate Sime Darby to combine Ramsay's three Indonesian hospitals with Sime's three in Malaysia, with plans to expand throughout Southeast Asia.
Ramsay Health Care UK - a network of 22 private UK hospitals, 9 treatment centres and 3 neurological units, offering a range of treatments from hip replacements to knee replacement surgery and cosmetic surgery to weight loss surgery. It provides a number of Independent sector treatment centres for the English NHS. In 2007, Capio was acquired by Ramsay Health Care.
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