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Positive Life Choices is to create 40 new jobs at its Tyneside-based care services business over the next year, and has just acquired Ruby Slippers and Pathways to Independence.
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is to invest £30m in the redevelopment of the DGH hospital in Eastbourne and the Conquest hospital in Hastings.
Care UK is planning to build a £5m dementia care home in Horsham by 2015, with the creation of 80 jobs.
Yorkare is planning to transform Thorne Hall in Doncaster into a care home, with the creation of 70 jobs.
Legrand Electric has acquired Tynetec, the Blyth-based assisted living and healthcare technology firm with 112 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Crawford Healthcare has acquired Archimed, the Bedford-based supplier of woundcare products, for undisclosed terms.
City & County Healthcare, the home care provider with 64 branches, has undergone a management buy-out backed by Graphite Capital Partners VIII.
Bluebird Care is to create 40 new jobs at its care agency in Paulton near Bath.
NuVasive is to create an unspecified number of jobs at the new 7,500 sq ft headquarters of its medical devices business in Elstree.
Sheffield Precision Medical is investing £2m in the expansion of its medical instruments manufacturing business, and the workforce will rise from 27 to 53 by 2016.
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde is planning to build a new £25m health centre in Clydebank, as part of a series of proposed capital projects by 2020.
Baywater Healthcare, the Crewe-based care services firm with 248 staff, has undergone a buy-out from Air Products for undisclosed terms.
Papworth Hospital is planning to relocate to a £165m site on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in 2017.
Ark Home Healthcare is to set up a £10m 7,000 sq ft headquarters for its homecare business at Castlegate in Sheffield, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Wrexham Council is to consider plans from the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust and North Wales Fire & Rescue Service to build a shared emergency services centre on Croesnewydd Road.
East of England Ambulance Service is looking to recruit 310 additional staff by 2015.
NHS Tayside is to invest £2.3m in the refurbishment of Blairgowrie Community Hospital next year.
Crown Care is to create 100 jobs at a new 74-bed care centre due to open in Selby in December, and new homes will be built in Knottingley, Wakefield and Ponteland next year.
Prime Life has agreed a £37m funding deal with its banks to expand its care operations across the Midlands.
Gwynedd Council has approved plans to develop a £7m dementia care centre on the site of the former Ysbyty Bryn Seiont hospital in Caernarfon, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service is to recruit a further 150 paramedics over the next three years.
Leicester Royal Infirmary is planning to build a new £48m accident and emergency department by the end of 2015.
Fostering Solutions of Bolton has acquired Swan Fostering, the Hertfordshire-based fostering agency, for undisclosed terms.
Ultrasis has acquired the assets of Step Success, the Shepton Mallet-based provider of wellness services to companies and individuals, for less than £0.1m.
Mediwatch, the Warwickshire-based medical technologies firm, is to be acquired by Laborie of Canada for £8.5m.
Springfield Home Care Services has acquired Pathways to Independence, the Hartlepool-based domiciliary care provider.
Parklands Group is to invest £5m in two new care homes in Muir of Ord and Tain by next May, with the creation of 30 jobs.
Axiom Crossroads Care is planning to expand the workforce at its Peterborough-based care organisation from 35 to 70.
Primary Health Properties is to acquire Prime Public Partnerships, the Worcester-based operator of 54 healthcare facilities, for £41m.
Oxford University has submitted plans to develop a £14m health sciences research and teaching centre at Radcliffe Infirmary.
Provide is to relocate the headquarters of its Essex-based health and social services business and about 150 staff to an 18,000 sq ft building at Colchester Business Park.
Eastern County Care has submitted plans to build a new care home in Braintree by 2015, with the creation of 40 jobs.
Essential Futures of Warwickshire has been acquired by Eden for undisclosed terms, to create a combined care and support services group with 950 staff.
High Edge Consulting, the Nottingham-based provider of quality assurance services to the medical device industry, has been acquired by US-based Maetrics.
Sue Ryder is to submit plans to Chorley Borough Council to develop a new £8m neurological care centre at Cuerden Hall in Lancashire by 2015.
Busy Bees, the Burntwood-based chain of 213 nurseries with 3,500 staff, has been acquired by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan for £220m.
Cumbria County Council is to relocate 70 staff from the Friargate office in Penrith to the Skirsgill Highways Depot and Barnardo's Children's Centre in November.
G4S is planning to expand the 70-strong workforce at its Child Maintenance Options Contact Centre Service at the Callflex Business Park in South Yorkshire with 50 new jobs over the next two years.
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has unveiled plans to rebuild Berwick Infirmary on the existing site.
Cancer Research UK and EPSRC are to provide funding of £35m for cancer imaging centres in Oxford, London, Manchester and Cambridge over the next five years.
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is to invest £20m in the upgrade of the Dewsbury & District Hospital.
Spire Healthcare is seeking a suitable location in central London for a flagship hospital of up to 200,000 sq ft.
Home Instead Senior Care is looking to create 50 new care jobs in the Aylesbury Vale area over the next year.
Mission Marketing Group has acquired Solaris Healthcare Network, the medical communications agency, for undisclosed terms.
NHS Tayside has won government approval to build a £7.5m mental health centre in Dundee.
Home Instead Senior Care is looking to recruit 60 home care staff in York over the next six months.
Sanctuary Group is planning to expand its housing and care operations in Worcester by building a new office on Farrier Street, with the creation of up to 500 jobs.
The Northern Ireland Executive has approved plans to build a new £160m children's hospital at the Royal Victoria site in Belfast.
Barchester Healthcare is to create 100 jobs at a new care home due to open at Deeping St James in Lincolnshire in November 2014.
Northern Ireland Centre for Stratified Medicine is to create 22 jobs at a new £11m facility at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry by the end of the year.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust has submitted plans to extend Southampton General Hospital, with the creation of 25 jobs.
Orthoplastics, the Lancashire-based manufacturer of polyethylene components for orthopedic device implants, has been acquired by US-based MedPlast.
HCA International is planning to set up a 90,000 sq ft out-patient healthcare facility and office at the Shard in London.
Birmingham Children's Hospital is planning to develop a new £9m mental health unit in Moseley by 2016.
Pacific Care is to create up to 60 jobs at a new care home due to open in Linwood, Renfrewshire, in January 2014.
Acorns is looking to recruit 100 additional staff at its three children's hospices in the West Midlands.
Royal Edinburgh Hospital has submitted plans for a £48m expansion project, including a new acute mental care facility.
Black & Lizars has expanded its Scottish network of opticians to 27 sites with the acquisition of Peter Fernie in Clarkston and Occuleye in Helensburgh.
County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is planning to invest £20m in the expansion of the operating theatres at Darlington Memorial Hospital by 2016.
Orchard Care Homes has won contracts to operate 40 care homes in southern England and Wales, as part of an expansion programme that will include a new headquarters at Hornbeam Park in Harrogate.
Pall Mall Medical is to set up a 9,000 sq ft medical centre at 5 St Paul's Square in Liverpool by the end of the year.
Serco Group has sold its UK occupational health services business to a management team for £3.5m.
Healthcare Homes has acquired South Norfolk Carers, the Norwich-based care firm with 45 staff.
S4S is to relocate its Sheffield-based dental laboratory and 12 staff to a new 2,500 sq ft site in December.
Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is to recruit 110 new staff, having secured a further £4m of government funding.
Hartford Care is to create 80 jobs at a new care home due to open in Romsey in 2015, as part of a £30m investment in four homes across Hampshire.
Bespak is seeking permission to expand its medical devices factory in King's Lynn with two new production facilities totalling 110,000 sq ft, with the creation of 200 jobs.
Human Support Group is to create up to 160 jobs at a new office in Plymouth, having won a city council contract to provide care and support services.
ConvaTec is to invest £3.7m in the expansion of its Flintshire-based medical products manufacturing business, with the creation of 67 jobs.
University Hospital Llandough has secured Welsh Government funding of £88m to develop a new mental health facility.
Peninsula Care Services is creating 50 new jobs at its care home and domiciliary recruitment operations in Newtownards and Belfast.
Eastleigh Care Homes has secured funding of £18m to build a new care home at Sampford Peverell near Tiverton, with the creation of about 100 jobs.
Target Healthcare REIT has acquired a new care home in Thirsk from LNT Carehomes for £4m.
Staffordshire Doctors Urgent Care is to create 103 call centre jobs in Stafford, having won the contract to provide the 111 health helpline.
Staffordshire County Council has secured an unnamed medical technology company to occupy about 10,000 sq ft at the new Innovation Centre 5 development at Keele Science & Business Park.
Alere of the US is forming a partnership with health care providers in Leeds that could lead to the creation of hundreds of medical technology jobs in the city over the next few years.
Midland Heart has bought the Coventry-based care home operations of Entrust Care out of administration, with the transfer of 25 staff.
West Midlands Ambulance Service is planning to recruit 264 additional frontline staff over the next year.
Bluebird Care is to create 45 jobs at its new care service in Stroud over the next two years.
Assura Group has acquired Trinity Medical Properties, the owner of 32 medical centres, for £62m.
Ultrasis is to acquire Screenetics UK, the Milton Keynes-based supplier of health and wellbeing services, for up to £4.8m.
Castlebeck Care, the Darlington-based operator of 20 care homes with 330 staff, is expected to be bought out of administration by Danshell for about £35m.
East Boro Housing Trust is recruiting up to 30 staff for two new care facilities due to open in Dorchester.
Independent Living Services is to create 50 new jobs at its care service in Edinburgh.
Malhotra Group is to invest £100m in the expansion of its Newcastle-based care and leisure business over the next five years, including new care homes and pubs.
Eastwood Park is seeking permission to expand its medical training centre in South Gloucestershire, securing 44 jobs and creating 19 new jobs.
AFM 1932 is to create 100 jobs at a new £4m care home due to open at Walton in Peterborough in summer 2014.
Concierge Practitioners Northern Ireland is setting up a private ambulance service in Limavady, with the creation of 12 jobs.
Genix Healthcare is investing £1m in a new 16,000 sq ft Sparkle dental products manufacturing and training facility in Leeds, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
Home Instead Senior Care is to create 50 jobs at its new care service in Redditch and Bromsgrove over the next year.
Horizon Care Homes has submitted plans to Bassetlaw Council to build two care homes in Worksop, with the creation of 200 jobs.
Bupa has acquired Richmond Care Villages, the owner of five care villages in Cheshire, Gloucester, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire with 600 staff.
Conway Group is to invest £2.5m in the expansion of the Cottage Care Home in Coleraine, with the creation of 30 jobs.
Independent Living Services is to create 50 new jobs providing care services for Dumfries & Galloway Council over the next six months.
Walsall Manor Hospital is planning to build a larger £6m intensive care unit, with the creation of 20 new jobs.
LEP Care, the Somerset-based care firm trading as At Your Home with 25 staff, has been acquired by Country Court Care Homes.
Home Instead Senior Care is to create 50 new jobs at its care service in Brighouse over the next year.
EMIS has acquired Digital Healthcare, the Cambridge-based health screening company with 35 staff, for £3.1m.
Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is to invest £23m in refurbishment projects at hospitals in Doncaster, Mexborough and Bassetlaw.
East Midlands Ambulance Service is to create 126 new jobs for paramedics and emergency care assistants by the end of the year.
DCC Healthcare has acquired Leonhard Lang UK, the Gloucestershire-based medical technology firm with 21 staff, for an initial £11m.
Fylde Coast Medical Services is to create 100 jobs at a new call centre in Blackpool, in order to run the Silver Line helpline for older people.
Safehands has raised £1.6m to fund the expansion of its Blackpool-based nurseries and domiciliary care service, which currently has 350 staff.
Home Instead Senior Care is to create up to 50 jobs at its new care service in King's Lynn.
Springfield Healthcare Group has acquired Helping Hands, the Selby-based provider of domiciliary care services with 30 staff.
Bain Capital has acquired an 80% stake in Plasma Resources UK, the Hertfordshire-based blood products supplier, for up to £200m, and about £50m will be invested in production facilities.
Peterborough Care is to create 80 jobs at a new care home due to open on Thorpe Road in Peterborough next May.
Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust is to transfer its Integrated Care Sefton out-of-hours health service from Liverpool to Go to Doc in Manchester in October.
Basildon Hospital is looking to recruit 200 additional nursing staff by November.
Horizon Care Group is looking to recruit 100 additional care staff in Sheffield.
Norcross Vets is to open a £2m 12,000 sq ft animal treatment centre at Thornton in Lancashire in 2014.
BT Cornwall is considering plans to set up a new telehealth office in Bodmin, in order to provide telecare services nationwide and create up to 300 jobs.
Aurora Clinics is planning to expand its chain of seven plastic surgery clinics into a nationwide network, with the two latest sites opening in Essex and Glasgow.
Medical Research Council is investing £20m at four Farr Institute health data research centres in Dundee, London, Manchester and Swansea.
Birmingham Children's Hospital is planning to build a new £450m hospital at the Queen Elizabeth site over the next ten years.
Caremark is to create up to 40 new jobs at its home-based care service in Hull.
CliniSys, the Surrey-based healthcare IT firm, has been acquired by Montagu Equity Partners for undisclosed terms.
Primary Health Properties has acquired Primary Health Care Centres for £27m, including 11 properties across the country.
Carefound is looking to recruit 25 additional staff at its Harrogate-based dementia care service.
Cornwall Care is planning to build a £15m care village in Wadebridge, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Northampton General Hospital is to recruit 123 additional nurses and ward staff by October.
Nurse Plus is looking to recruit up to 40 healthcare assistants and nurses at its new office in Taunton by the end of the year.
Pulse Community Healthcare is to expand its care support service into Scunthorpe, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
Home Instead Senior Care is looking to recruit 50 staff for its new care service on the Isle of Man.
NHS Highland is considering plans to invest £20m in improvements to the operating theatres at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
Church Farm is to create 90 jobs at a new dementia care home due to open at West Bridgford in Nottingham in August.
Cleeve Hill Healthcare has unveiled plans to expand the Three Ashes dementia care home at Newent in the Forest of Dean, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Social Security Agency is to set up a mail scanning unit in Limavady by January 2014, with the creation of 20 jobs.
Northern Ireland Child Maintenance Service is to invest £3m in the expansion of its Belfast-based advice service, with the creation of up to 150 jobs.
Terumo BCT of Japan has secured Invest NI funding to expand its medical device manufacturing and research operations in Larne, with the creation of 416 jobs.
Paramount Care is to create a further 80 jobs at its new care home in Gateshead.
Yorkare Homes is to create up to 100 jobs at a new £4m care home due to open at Hedon in East Yorkshire in summer 2014.
Signature Senior Lifestyle is planning to develop a new £25m care home in Reigate, with the creation of 90 jobs.
Nuffield Health is considering plans to relocate its head office from New Malden to a 42,000 sq ft unit in Epsom.
The University of Ulster has secured funding from Invest NI to set up a £5.3m Functional Brain Mapping Facility at the Intelligent Systems Research Centre.
Smiles Dental is planning to open ten new dental practices between Liverpool and Leeds, with the creation of 150 jobs.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust is looking to create about 80 new nursing jobs at hospitals in Lincolnshire.
Vida Healthcare has secured funding to build two new dementia care homes in Yorkshire, following the successful opening last year of a £5m site in Harrogate.
Corin is looking to relocate its orthopaedics manufacturing operations to a more suitable single site in the Cirencester area.
James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough is looking to recruit 100 additional nurses and other staff.
Medical Services Group is looking to create a further 40 jobs at its private ambulance service in the North East over the next few years.
Optimum Dental Group has acquired 1st Dental Products, the Bury-based operator of nine laboratories with 150 staff.
Czajka Care Group is creating 23 new jobs in Huddersfield, having won a contract to provide home support services for Kirklees Council.
Maria Mallaband Care Group has secured funding of £50m to expand its Leeds-based chain of about 150 care homes with eight new sites.
Notaro Care Homes is planning to build a £10m dementia care home next to the new Bridgwater Hospital, with the creation of 120 jobs.
Care By Us is to create 120 new jobs at its care and support operations in the Uttlesford area of Essex.
Prestige Nursing & Care is to expand the 92-strong workforce at its Wakefield-based nursing and care home business with up to 100 new jobs.
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is to invest up to £6m in the development of a new accident and emergency unit at Airedale General Hospital.
Pennine Acute Trust is to invest £4.4m in the expansion of the casualty department at the Royal Oldham Hospital.
Home Instead Senior Care is to open a new office in King's Lynn over the next few months, with the creation of 50 jobs.
John Laing is to partner Cambridge University Hospitals in the development of a £120m private hospital, hotel and conference centre at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.
Carillion has been selected as preferred bidder to build the new £335m Royal Liverpool Hospital by 2017.
Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust is setting up a new 30,000 sq ft headquarters for almost 400 staff at Liverpool Innovation Park.
Bluebird Care Network is to create up to 50 jobs at a new care operation in the Amber Valley area of Derbyshire over the next 18 months.
London Ambulance Service is to create 240 new jobs, having secured an additional £7.1m of funding this year.
Simplyhealth is to start relocating up to 330 staff to a new headquarters for its private medical insurance business at Clifton in Bristol in November.
East of England Ambulance Service is looking to create up to 350 new jobs over the next year, including paramedics, technicians and emergency care assistants.
Synova Capital has sold DBG, its Cheshire-based medical purchasing business with 80 staff, and TAG Medical to Carlyle Group and Palamon Capital Partners.
Mears Group has acquired ILS Group, the Scottish provider of community-based care services with 1,600 staff at ten branches, for £22m.
Springfield Healthcare has acquired Positive Life Choices, the Tyneside-based domiciliary care firm with 90 staff.
NHS Lanarkshire has selected Monklands Hospital as the preferred site to develop a new £25m radiotherapy centre by 2015.
HICA is to invest £21m in the development of five dementia care homes across Yorkshire and Lancashire over the next few years, with the creation of 450 jobs, while nine of its existing 26 sites will be sold.
St Modwen has submitted plans for a 24,000 sq ft ambulance hub for the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust at Exeter's new Skypark business zone.
Bright Horizons has acquired Kidsunlimited, the Cheshire-based chain of 64 nurseries chain, for £45m.
Home Instead Senior Care is to create 45 care jobs in Harrogate, Ripon and Thirsk by the end of the year.
Healthcare Locums, the London-based healthcare recruitment firm, is to be acquired by a new company called Angel Acquisitions.
Care UK has acquired Living Ambitions, the Lancashire-based provider of supported living services, for undisclosed terms.
Bayfields Opticians has acquired Patterson Opticians of Wakefield for undisclosed terms, as part of a strategy to develop a chain of 50 sites by 2025.
The Department of Health has awarded funding of £60m to improve care environments at 176 hospices across England.
Atos Healthcare is to create 145 new jobs at its disability benefits processing office in Stockton.
Lombard Medical Technologies is looking to expand the production of its medical devices in Ayrshire and Oxfordshire, in preparation for the US launch of its Aorfix stent.
CooperVision has submitted plans to expand its contact lens factory at Hamble in Hampshire by about 10,000 sq ft.
The Doctors Laboratory is setting up a 16,000 sq ft headquarters for its pathology service at 307 Euston Road in London.
Fishawack, the healthcare communications firm with offices in Knutsford and Oxford, has been acquired by Growth Capital Partners for £13m.
Oasis Healthcare, the chain of more than 200 dental practices, has been acquired by private equity firm Bridgepoint for £185m.
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital has won approval for the £20m redevelopment of its site in Stanmore, with the creation of hundreds of jobs.
Findel is to sell NRS, the Leicestershire-based supplier of equipment to the healthcare sector with 500 staff, to private equity firm LDC for £24m.
Nottinghamshire County Council is to create 40 new jobs in its social care department.
Black & Lizars is planning to expand its Glasgow-based chain of 26 eye care centre to 40 over the next two years.
Markey Developments has unveiled plans to build a dementia care home in Gloucester, with the creation of 135 jobs.
Velindre Cancer Care has secured £4.6m from the Welsh Government to invest in new treatment technology in Cardiff.
Athena Care is looking to recruit 100 new staff at its home care service in Leicester.
Albion Ventures has sold the Nelson House mental health hospital in Gosport to the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Care UK for £8m.
Microsulis Medical, the Hampshire-based supplier of medical devices, has been acquired by US-based AngioDynamics for £10m.
Tunstall Healthcare is relocating its Birmingham-based tele-healthcare operation and about 30 staff to a 4,000 sq ft office at Grosvenor House.
RM Medics is to create a further ten jobs at its new medical recruitment agency in Bedfordshire this year.
Care UK has acquired UK Specialist Hospitals, the operator of five elective surgery centres in the South West.
Dame Hannah Rogers Trust has secured funding of £6m to expand the Seale Hayne complex for people with disabilities near Newton Abbot.
Bluebird Care is planning to double the 50-strong workforce at its care service in Shropshire this year.
Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre is considering locations in Larbert and Airdrie to build a new £25m radiotherapy centre by 2015.
Cygnet Health Care is planning to build a £10m mental health hospital at Hillfields in Coventry, with the creation of 130 jobs.
Nuffield Health is seeking a suitable location for a new 40,000 sq ft headquarters in Guildford.
Abbey Manor Developments has submitted plans to South Somerset District Council to build a care home in Chard, with the creation of 70 jobs.
Treetops is planning to expand its chain of 34 children's nurseries to 50 over the next two years, having just acquired Bedfordshire-based Toybox Nurseries.
Brit Healthcare is to employ 20 staff at a new unit in Wolverhampton to seek opportunities to open health care centres in India and other countries.
Gentoo is planning to build a new £12m retirement village at Doxford Park in Sunderland by 2014.
Yeovil District Hospital is considering plans to build a new health campus on an adjacent one-acre site.
Castleoak has submitted plans for a new £6m care home in Diss, with the creation of 80 jobs.
Fairways Care is planning to build a £3.4m dementia care centre on the North Wales Business Park in Abergele, with the creation of 80 jobs.
Bupa is planning to expand its chain of six dental surgeries to 50 by 2015, in order to encourage members to use its new Dental Health Plan.
ILX Group is to acquire CareShield, the Stevenage-based provider of digital learning solutions to the healthcare sector, for up to £6m.
Medline Industries of the US is to set up a 7,000 sq ft headquarters for its medical supplies business at Booths Park near Knutsford.
CareConcepts is recruiting 80 staff for a new £4.5m care home due to open in St Helens this spring.
Home Instead Senior Care is to create 60 new jobs at its at-home care service in Crewe this year.
H1 Healthcare is planning to open an office in Birmingham, in order to expand its health and social care workforce across the West Midlands.
Castleoak has won a £45m contract to build ten care homes in Suffolk for Care UK over the next three years.
Abacare is to create more than 100 new jobs at its care business in North Wales this year.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is to build a £22m radiotherapy centre at Worcestershire Royal Hospital in Worcester by 2014.
Cello Group has acquired Mash Health, the London-based provider of consultancy services to the healthcare sector, for an initial £0.6m.
Dignity has acquired Yew Holdings, the Beverley-based operator of 40 funeral homes with 250 staff, for £58m.
Creative Support is to launch a new day care service in Stoke-on-Trent, with the creation of 15 jobs.
Leeds & Partners is looking to create up to 7,000 new jobs by attracting healthcare companies to Leeds over the next 15 years.
Surgical Innovations is planning to set up a £8.7m keyhole surgery research and clinical training centre in the Leeds area by 2015, with the creation of up to 300 jobs.
Horizon Care has acquired Educare Adolescent Services, the Keele-based operator of 21 care homes and four schools.
Cornerstones, the Warrington-based residential care firm, has been acquired by a new company called Bright Futures Care.
Edward Healthcare is to set up a Health Care Management Research centre at Manchester Science Park, having agreed a £1m deal with the Trustech innovation service.
Caremark Mid Surrey is to create up to 50 new jobs at its care and support service in Mole Valley.
City & County Healthcare Group has acquired Comfort Call, the Gateshead-based care provider with 1,100 staff at 15 branches, for undisclosed terms.
Microbial Developments, the Malvern-based manufacturer of animal health products, has been acquired by Lallemand Animal Nutrition of France.
Independent Living Services is planning to create 100 new jobs at its care operations in Edinburgh, East Lothian and West Lothian.
Salford Council has approved plans for a new £5m NHS health centre and library at Crompton House by the end of the year.
Aneurin Bevan Health Board is to invest £6m in the expansion of radiology services in Gwent hospitals over the next five years, with the creation of 140 jobs.
Restful Homes Group has won permission to develop a new care home at Baytree House in Walsall, with the creation of more than 100 jobs.