This company lives up to its name by providing home healthcare to privately insured, self-funded and NHS patients. It has 400 clinicians and services 100,000 patients a year from 24 sites in Britain. Treatments range from chemotherapy to blood transfusions and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Pharmaceutical and nursing advisory services are also available. In February the Burton-on- Trent firm suggested that the NHS could save up to £1.2 billion by providing more services in patients’ homes. The company was founded in 1992 by Charles Walsh, chairman, and is run by Mike Gordon, chief executive. Sales in 2009 were £679m.

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Company details
CompanyHealthcare at Home
ActivityHome healthcare provider
LocationBurton upon Trent
Sales £m*679
Profit £m*19
Year endOct 09
Principal shareholdersHutton Collins (35%), management (65%)

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* Supplied by company † Annualised figure