Spire Healthcare acquires Lifescan

Private hospital group Spire Healthcare has announced the acquisition of Lifescan, the provider of CT health checks.

The acquisition, which has been valued at £1.365 million, will help to diversify Sprire’s services and increase patient volumes.

Lifescan operates within 12 Spire hospitals, as well as two standalone centres.

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Rob Roger, chief executive officer at Spire Healthcare, said: “This acquisition will result in an increase in the number of patients being referred to Spire hospitals for follow-up care.

“Because Lifescan already operates out of our hospitals it was a very natural progression and we are looking at opportunities to develop the service further.”

Crispin Lennox, corporate business manager at Lifescan, added: “Lifescan will continue to offer and develop the current employee healthcare assessments that enable organisations to offer a comprehensive approach to their employee health and wellbeing.”

Lifescan will be exhibiting at Employee Benefits Live on the 27 and 28 September, at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London.

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