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General Healthcare operates nearly 50 independent hospitals under the BMI Hospitals banner. The company, which is owned by funds advised by BC Partners and management, claims to run more than 20% of the independent acute hospital beds in the UK and provides psychiatric care, occupational healthcare and health screening as well as operations of all types. Sales totalled £666m in 2003, when operating profits came to a healthy £111m.

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Company details
Year2004
Rank44
CompanyGeneral Healthcare Group
ActivityPrivate healthcare provider
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*666
Profit £m*111
Year endDec 03
Principal shareholdersBC Partners (90%), management (10%)
Staff10,501
Founded1970
Websitewww.generalhealthcare.co.uk

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