This company lives up to its name by providing home healthcare to privately insured, self-funded customers as well as NHS patients. It employs 400 clinicians and cares for 110,000 patients a year from 24 sites around Britain. Treatments range from chemotherapy to blood transfusions and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Pharmaceutical and nursing advisory services are also available. In December the Burton-on-Trent firm acquired Sciensus, a provider of health informatics for clients across the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry, for an undisclosed amount. Healthcare at Home was founded in 1992 by Charles Walsh, chairman, and is run by Mike Gordon, chief executive, a former RAF pilot who joined the firm 15 years ago. Sales in 2010, including joint ventures, totalled £814m.

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Company details
CompanyHealthcare at Home
ActivityHome healthcare provider
LocationBurton upon Trent
Sales £m*814
Profit £m*21
Year endOct 10
Principal shareholdersHutton Collins (35%), management (65%)

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