Ramsay Health Care

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Ramsay Health Care was established by Paul Ramsay, in Sydney, Australia, in 1964 and has grown to become a global hospital group operating over 220 hospitals and day surgery facilities across Australia, France, the United Kingdom, Indonesia and Malaysia. It is one of the top five private hospital operators in the world.

Ramsay Health Care facilities cater for a broad range of health care needs from day surgery procedures to highly complex surgery, as well as psychiatric care and rehabilitation. With circa 25,000 beds, the Company employs over 60,000 staff across five countries and treats almost 3 million patients each year.


Established in Australia in 1964, Ramsay Health Care is now the largest operator of private hospitals in the country. With 70 hospitals and day surgery units, Ramsay Health Care Australia admits almost 1,000,000 patients and conducts over half a million procedures each year. The Company is well-respected as a leader in the private health care industry in Australia and is a well-recognised brand in the industry.

Ramsay leads the way in developing the role of private health care in Australia’s balanced health care system. It is also recognised as a leader in teaching and research with an emphasis on both undergraduate and postgraduate training of the future medical and nursing workforce.

In addition to its comprehensive range of private hospitals, Ramsay Health Care also operates five public facilities in Australia, most notably the Joondalup Health Campus, a 600+ bed comprehensive teaching hospital located in Perth, Western Australia; Mildura Base Hospital; Noosa Hospital; Peel Health Campus and a contract to treat public patients at its Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital.


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.[1]

United Kingdom[edit]

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.[2]

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  1. ^ "Aussie Entrepreneurs Love The Lure Of Asia's Thriving Middle Class". Forbes Asia. 29 January 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Philips, Deborah; Garry Whannel (2013). The Trojan Horse: The Growth of Commercial Sponsorship. A&C Black. pp. 247–248. ISBN 1472508386. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 

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