Profile

Althea UK and Ireland is the leading provider of managed services, multi-vendor maintenance, integrated clinical consumables management, and equipment sales/rentals for the acute healthcare sector. We combine clinical expertise, technical excellence and commercial understanding to help our customers enhance clinical service delivery.

Created from the union of eight leading biomed, endoscopy, and diagnostic imaging service companies, Althea employs 2,700 engineers, technicians, and customer service specialists worldwide who want to make a positive difference to patient care.
 

Our unique approach and expertise means that we can provide integrated technology solutions that reduce whole-life technology costs and improve utilisation whilst improving the quality of service.
We ensure that technology solutions have a positive impact on care pathways for individuals and optimise patient experience. Key features include:

  • vendor-independence without compromising innovation
  • unparalleled governance and quality standards
  • value-added partnership and support to develop business cases
  • operational efficiencies and significant financial savings
  • business intelligence
  • service delivery 7-days a week through a single point-of-contact

The group, controlled by Permira Funds, manages more than 1.4 million medical devices in over 2,700 healthcare facilities across 17 countries. Our Centres of Excellence, and specialised laboratories span the globe, leveraging the expertise of our technical and customer service specialists.

A new start for an experienced team

Althea brings together eight leading healthcare services companies with a long history of innovation and strong local and global insights, driven by a commitment to better healthcare.