The NHS continues to face an ever growing backlog of patients requiring access to diagnostics or clinical specialists which has only been exacerbated by the COVID pandemic. Recent figures suggest 5.6 million people in England are now waiting for hospital treatment.
The demand for insourced and outsourced diagnostic and clinical services continues to increase as a result and will be further boosted by recent government funding announcements.
This report highlights the significant private equity interest in the sector, summarises recent transactions of note, and discusses trends for the future.
A copy of the report can be downloaded here: