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Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit more than 100 staff for a new emergency care hospital due to open in Cramlington next summer.
Assura Group has acquired Matrix Realty Investments, the Birmingham-based owner of 11 medical centres, for £63m.
EMIS Group has acquired Medical Imaging UK, the Worcester-based provider of eye screening services to the NHS, for £6.5m.
NHS England is to set up 11 Genomics Medicine Centres at hospitals in Birmingham, Cambridge, Exeter, London, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford and Southampton.
West Midlands Ambulance Service is looking to recruit 300 paramedics, and will offer full training.
Coventry University has secured a £4.9m government grant to support the development of a £60m health and life sciences teaching and research centre by 2017.
Chromogenex has sold a majority stake in its Llanelli-based medical devices business to US private equity firm Squadron Capital for undisclosed terms.
HS Direct is creating about 20 jobs at its health and safety consultancy offices in Sheffield and Huntingdon.
Just Childcare is to set up a 6,000 sq ft regional office at the Ridgway Office Park in Denton.
Superior Care is planning to open three new care offices in Dartford, Ashford and Ramsgate next year, with the creation of 270 jobs.
St Cloud Care, the Abingdon-based chain of five care homes, has been acquired by a joint venture between Golden House and Ravad for £30m.
Cambian Group has acquired Woodleigh Community Care, the Yorkshire-based operator of 13 care homes and one hospital, for £63m.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust is to relocate 300 staff to two new offices totalling 72,000 sq ft at Yardley Court and Regent Court in 2015.
Nerudia is to set up a £11m 80,000 sq ft electronic cigarettes factory in Speke by January 2015, with the creation of up to 150 jobs.
Bupa, the private healthcare firm, is setting up a 5,000 sq ft office at Tower Court in Coventry.
Executive Care has been bought out of administration by Conduit Street Holdings 1, saving 1,800 jobs at its Gateshead-based chain of 26 care homes.
Health Assured is planning to expand the 47-strong workforce at its Manchester-based employee wellbeing business with 20 new jobs.
Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust is to recruit 50 home care workers by the end of the year.
Plymouth University is planning to set up a £13m health research centre in a 25,000 sq ft unit at Plymouth Science Park.
Newcross Healthcare is to create 100 care jobs at its new office in Cannock.
Abaxis has acquired Quality Clinical Reagents & Trio Diagnostics, the York-based supplier of laboratory instruments.
Spire Healthcare is planning to build a new private hospital in Manchester, in a redevelopment of the Siemens site in Didsbury that could create 4,000 jobs.
EDP Health, the St Helens-based safety and environmental consultancy with 30 staff, has undergone a management buy-out.
Just Childcare is planning to expand its Manchester-based chain of six day nurseries to more than 50 sites across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands.
SureCare, the Chester-based care firm with 27 franchises and three branches, has been sold by Housing & Care 21 to its management.
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is planning to build a 72-bed mental health facility in Blackburn by 2017.
Assura has acquired 11 Metro MRI medical centres for £63m, taking its property portfolio to 247 primary centres.
West Midlands Ambulance Service is seeking a suitable site for a new £3m ambulance base in Stoke-on-Trent.
NHP, the chain of 275 care homes, has been acquired by a management team backed by Formation Capital for £477m.
Carewatch is looking to recruit 100 in-home carers at Chandler's Ford in Hampshire.
Target Healthcare REIT has acquired three Orchard Care Homes in Yorkshire and Lancashire from Clerical Medical for £13m.
Scottish Government is to invest £409m in the development of new hospitals and health centres, including a further £120m for the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
GetLenses is to relocate its York-based online contact lenses business to a new warehouse and call centre at York Business Park.
Marcol is planning to invest £100m in the creation of a network of five rehabilitation centres in the UK over the next three years, with the creation of 1,000 jobs.
MiHomecare is to create 350 new jobs to provide community care support services for East Sussex County Council.
Healthcare Environmental Group has acquired GW Butler, the medical waste treatment firm with 50 staff in Nottingham and Rainham.
Cardiff University is to open a new £44m brain imaging research centre by the end of next year.
Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley is looking to recruit 40 more nurses, as part of a £3.1m staff investment.
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust has unveiled proposals for the £30m expansion of Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.
Home Instead Senior Care is to create 100 new jobs at its home care services across Coventry and Warwickshire.
Newcross Healthcare is creating 100 jobs at a new office in Bath, in order to supply nurses, carers and assistants.
Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is considering plans to set up a £4m birthing centre at the Royal Sussex County Hospital by 2016.
PolyPhotonix is to set up a sleep masks factory at NETPark in Sedgefield by 2016, and the workforce will rise from 20 to about 60.
St Joseph's, the Newport-based private hospital, has been acquired by a team of consultants and investors for £10m.
Abingdon Health has acquired Serascience, the University of Birmingham diagnostic technology spin-off firm, for £2.1m.
Swift Dental Group has bought Acodent, the Bolton-based dental laboratory, out of administration.
Eakin Group is to acquire Cliffe Medical, the Nottingham-based healthcare firm with 55 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Mears Care is to create up to 100 new jobs at its home care service in Aberdeenshire over the next six months.
Synergy Health, the Swindon-based medical equipment sterilisation firm with 5,000 staff, is to be acquired by Steris Corp of the US for £1.2bn.
Home Instead Senior Care is looking to recruit 50 additional staff for its Wolverhampton-based home care business.
Nuffield Health has raised £330m to fund the expansion of its chain of 31 private hospitals and 75 gyms.
Helping Hands is to create 72 jobs at a new home care service in Chelmsford.
Cornwall Council has approved plans from PH Warr to develop a health centre in Callington, including a care home and up to 200 jobs.
Westpoint Veterinary Group has acquired Minster Veterinary Practice, the York-based chain of 16 branches.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Vinci to carry out the £17m redevelopment of Stepping Hill Hospital by 2016, including a new three-storey healthcare block.
Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to invest £3.5m in accommodation improvements at Bassetlaw hospital.
Aura Healthcare is to create up to 40 jobs at its new medical software office at Salford Quays in Manchester over the next year.
Emkado is to acquire York Medical Technologies, the York-based supplier of medical equipment, with funding of £0.4m from Santander Corporate & Commercial.
Helping Hands, the Warwickshire-based care provider, has appointed Bruton Knowles to find suitable sites for regional offices across the country.
Wolverhampton Council is to consider plans from Marantomark Group to build a secure mental health facility near New Cross Hospital, with the creation of 60 jobs.
County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is to invest £5m in improvements to accident and emergency departments at two hospitals.
Crawford Healthcare has expanded its Cheshire-based woundcare business with the acquisition of US-based Touchless Care Concepts for undisclosed terms.
Anchor is to relocate its Bradford-based retirement housing and care homes business to a 40,000 sq ft office at Aldermanbury House later this year.
Belfast Health & Social Care Trust is to build a new £32m mental health facility at Belfast City Hospital.
Home Instead Senior Care is to create 50 new jobs at its care service in the Bournemouth area over the next year.
UnitedHealth Group is to relocate its London-based healthcare headquarters to a 14,000 sq ft unit at 5 Merchant Square in Paddington.
ProSkin is planning to open up to 12 beauty clinics across the country over the next year, and is seeking 1,000 sq ft sites near transport and shopping centres.
Bluebird Care Mendip is to create up to 100 jobs over the next two years, having won a contract to provide homecare services for Somerset County Council.
Cygnet Health Care, the operator of 17 psychiatric hospitals, is expected to be acquired by US-based Universal Health Services for £200m.
St Andrew's Hospital in Northampton has won planning permission for a new £45m mental health facility, with work starting later this year.
ERS Medical has acquired Medical Services North East, the Durham-based NHS patient transport provider, for undisclosed terms.
Guild Care is recruiting 100 staff for a new £7.5m dementia care home due to open at Haviland House in Worthing in January.
South West London Mental Health and St George's Trust (SWLSTG) have unveiled plans for the £60m refurbishment of Tolworth Hospital, with work starting in 2017.
Cambian Group has acquired Ansel, the Nottingham-based clinic specialising in personality disorders.
Hull City Council is in discussions with an unnamed healthcare company planning to set up a new base at the former Hedon Road hospital site, with the creation of 200 jobs.
NHS Dumfries & Galloway has appointed the High Wood Health consortium to build and manage a new £200m hospital in Dumfries from next year.
Cornfield Care Centre is creating 100 new jobs at its dementia care facility at Limavady in County Londonderry, following a £3.4m investment.
Craneware has acquired Kestros Health, the Edinburgh-based developer of medical apps.
Kromek is looking to create 90 new jobs at its County Durham-based medical and nuclear technology business over the next five years.
Wythenshawe Hospital is to invest £12m in the expansion of its accident and emergency department by autumn 2015.
Flintshire Council is to consider plans from Langland Securities and Earlswood Healthcare to develop a £30m hospital for autistic people in Mostyn, with the creation of 400 jobs.
Health Assured is to create 15 new sales, finance and advisory jobs at its Manchester-based employee wellbeing business.
Imperial College London is to develop a £200m Research & Translation Hub in White City by 2016, including 510,000 sq ft for partnerships with industry, education and the NHS.
Shropshire Council is to consider plans from Hawk Homes for a 70-bed dementia care home in Prees, with the creation of 100 jobs.
HMT Sancta Maria is to build a new hospital near Swansea by 2017, with the creation of 13 jobs.
Hartlepool Borough Council is considering proposals for the development of a residential care facility on Seaton Lane, with the creation of 200 jobs.
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust has submitted plans for the £20m expansion of Stratford Hospital by 2016.
Patron Capital Partners has sold Gracewell Healthcare to Health Care REIT for £153m, including 11 housing communities for the elderly.
Scottish Government has approved plans for the £75m development of East Lothian Community Hospital by 2017, as well as a £18m investment at Monklands General Hospital by 2018.
Freeman Retirement Living has unveiled plans for 120,000 sq ft of employment space and a care home in Keynsham, Somerset, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire has unveiled plans for a £242m redevelopment project by 2017, including 16 new wards.
The Doctors Laboratory is to set up a new headquarters at the 80,000 sq ft Halo Building at 1 Mabledon Place in London.
University of Southampton is planning to set up a £20m cancer research centre with 50 scientists on the Southampton General Hospital site.
Voyage Care, the Staffordshire-based chain of 290 care homes with 8,500 staff, has been acquired by Duke Street, Partners Group and Tikehau for £375m.
Worthing Hospital is to invest £7m in the expansion of its endoscopy facilities by autumn 2015.
Coloplast is to create 150 new jobs at its Peterborough-based medical devices business over the next few years.
Independent Vetcare, the Bath-based chain of veterinary practices, has been sold by August Equity to Summit Partners for undisclosed terms.
Milton Keynes Hospital is to invest £2.9m in the expansion of its A&E department by 2015.
Christie Hospital in Manchester has submitted plans for a new £135m proton beam radiotherapy centre, with the creation of 150 jobs.
ExtraCare Charitable Trust is planning to build a £35m retirement village in Longbridge, with the creation of 50 jobs.
New Care Projects is planning to build a £7m care home at West Bridgford in Nottingham, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has won government approval to build a new £353m acute care hospital in Smethwick by 2019.
Progility has acquired Starkstrom Group, the medical equipment manufacturer with 123 staff in London and Leicester, for £10m.
Lancaster University has secured a £17m government grant to develop a health innovation campus in Scotforth Road by 2018.
Ministry of Defence is planning to relocate its rehabilitation centre from Surrey to a new £300m facility at Stanford Hall in Leicestershire by 2017.
Lakeview Rest Homes is to create 50 new jobs at its Fylde-based chain of four care homes.
HeartSine Technologies is to create 40 new jobs at its Belfast-based defibrillator manufacturing business.
UDG Healthcare has acquired Galliard and Nyxeon, the London-based healthcare and scientific PR firms with 33 staff, for £6.5m.
Fishawack has acquired Facilitate, the Brighton-based medical communications firm, taking its global team to more than 240 staff.
Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is to recruit 90 apprentices at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital over the next three years.
University of Bradford has won government support for a £12m University Enterprise Zone in digital health innovations, including two new centres and up to 2,000 jobs over the next ten years.
Nuffield Health is planning to build a £50m private hospital at the five-acre Elizabeth Gaskell campus in Manchester.
Nicocigs, the Birmingham-based supplier of Nicolites electronic cigarettes with 40 staff, has been acquired by US-based Philip Morris for undisclosed terms.
Mariner Care is to create 150 jobs at a new £4.5m care centre in Hartlepool.
Classic Industries Europe is to expand its County Durham-based medical products manufacturing business, including new production facilities and 4,000 sq ft for storage.
Newcross Healthcare Solutions is to create about 100 jobs at a new private health branch in Newcastle.
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is planning to invest £30m in the expansion of heart services at the Freeman Hospital.
Scottish Government is looking to recruit 500 health visitors over the next four years.
Care UK is to recruit 200 additional staff to provide care services in Mansfield, Ashfield and Sherwood for Nottinghamshire County Council.
Key Care & Support is to expand its care service across Lancashire, with the creation of more than 300 jobs.
DePuy International is to relocate its Leeds-based medical equipment business to Beeston over the next few months.
Zandera, the Bromsgrove-based supplier of E-Lites electronic cigarettes with 70 staff, has been acquired by Japan Tobacco International for undisclosed terms.
Assura Group has acquired 28 medical centres from the founders of MP Realty Holdings for £107m, taking its portfolio to 230 sites.
Barnardo's is relocating its Newcastle-based charity office to a 5,000 sq ft unit at Cobalt Park.
Spire Healthcare is to invest £4.5m in the expansion of the South Bank Hospital in Worcester, including a £3m laparoscopic theatre.
Cambian Group has acquired Lufton College, the Yeovil-based educational centre for young people with learning disabilities.
Morriston Hospital in Swansea has submitted plans to build a £19m diabetes and occupational health centre, with the transfer of about 500 staff.
Newcross Healthcare Solutions is to create a further 25 jobs at its new care staffing office in Shrewsbury.
PuriCore is to sell its PuriCore International endoscopy business in Stafford to Medivator for £16m.
Hull City Council is in discussions with Clinical Commissioning Group about plans to open a £10m rehabilitation centre in East Hull by 2016.
Busy Bees has acquired 12 childcare nurseries in Surrey from Rosevale Holdings for undisclosed terms.
Care UK is to create a further 480 jobs over the next year, as part of a £170m nationwide care home expansion programme.
Ten Motives, the Sandbach-based electronic cigarette firm, is to be acquired by US-based Victory for £62m.
Stour Valley Care is to create 150 jobs at a new £7m dementia care home being built in Manningtree.
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is planning to build a £5m health centre in Llangollen by 2015.
Bluebird Care is to create 40 new jobs at its Winchester-based community care business by the end of the year.
University Hospital of North Staffordshire is planning a £43m revamp for Stafford Hospital, as part of a £220m investment in hospitals throughout the region.
Snapdragons is planning to expand its chain of seven nurseries with a new site in Bristol, with the creation of 30 jobs.
Camino Healthcare is planning to open four more care homes in the West Midlands over the next few years, with the creation of 250 jobs.
Drive Medical has acquired Days Healthcare Products from Patterson Medical, including a manufacturing and distribution facility in Bridgend.
LNT Group has secured a £51m debt facility to fund the expansion of its Leeds-based chain of 36 Ideal Carehomes with up to eight new sites a year.
Oasis Healthcare has acquired Apex Dental Care, the nationwide chain of 31 dental practices, for undisclosed terms.
Bertram Nursery Group has acquired Oranges & Lemons, the Dundee-based chain of four nurseries, taking its total portfolio to 36.
Inverclyde Council is to recruit an additional 70 staff to work in nurseries this summer.
Prestige Nursing & Care is to create 100 new jobs at its homecare service in Redhill, Surrey.
Cello Group has acquired iS Healthcare Dynamics, the Surrey-based healthcare communications agency with 50 staff, for an initial £2.5m.
Harley Street Skin Clinics is opening a cosmetic surgery clinic in Reigate, which could lead to the development of a nationwide chain.
Royal United Hospital in Bath is planning to invest £110m in building improvements over the next five years.
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and University College London are planning to build a £25m biomedical engineering facility in Stanmore by 2017.
Home Instead Senior Care is looking to recruit up to 50 staff for its home care service in Shropshire.
Tribe Group is to create up to 70 jobs at its new Care Matters home care service in Darlington over the next six months.
K2 Medical Systems is to build a new 10,000 sq ft headquarters at Plymouth International Business Park, with the creation of 11 new jobs.
St Ives has acquired The Health Hive Group, the London-based healthcare consultancy with 70 staff, for £21m.
Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is to proceed with plans for the £420m redevelopment of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.
Nimrodental is setting up an 8,000 sq ft office for its orthodontics business at 350 Euston Road in London.
Feedback is to acquire Cambridge Computed Imaging and Radstock-based TexRAD, the medical imaging software companies, for £0.5m.
North Devon District Hospital is looking to recruit 55 additional nurses and healthcare assistants.
Caremark is looking to expand the workforce at its Plymouth-based home care franchise from 20 to 60 by the end of the year.
Falkirk Council is looking to recruit 60 additional childcare staff, and also needs additional nursery space.
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is planning to recruit 60 nurses from Spain over the next six months.
Highland Council is looking to recruit 140 additional nursery staff, in order to increase its childcare provision by August.
Pegasus, the healthcare consultancy with 70 staff, is to relocate from Worthing to Brighton over the next few weeks.
Prism Medical, the mobility equipment manufacturer with 300 staff at sites in Wigan, Wakefield, Rhyl, Leicestershire and Hampshire, has undergone a £30m management buy-out backed by LDC.
Homecare Independent Living is looking to expand the 1,200-strong workforce at its Armagh-based community healthcare business with 300 new jobs, including 30 at its new office in Belfast.
Becton Dickinson is planning to expand its 138-strong workforce in Plymouth with 40 new jobs, having secured a £2.5m government grant to develop a blood collection tube.
Medical Defence Union is to relocate to a 47,000 sq ft office at Canary Wharf in London by early 2015.
Oasis Healthcare is to acquire Smiles Dental, the chain of 77 dental practices across Ireland and the UK, for £30m.
Care UK is to create 100 jobs at a new £8m care home due to open in Stroud in June.
Princess Royal University Hospital is looking to recruit up to 250 additional nursing staff at its hospital in Orpington.
NHS England is to invest £230m in improvements to GP IT systems over the next few years.
ARC Devices has announced the creation of 13 jobs at a new medical devices marketing office at Holywood in County Down.
Spire Healthcare is to expand its network of 37 private hospitals with the acquisition of St Anthony's Hospital in North Cheam.
Creative Medical Research, the Ipswich-based medical device market research consultancy, has undergone a management buy-out.
The Northern Ireland Executive has announced a £15m investment to support a further 7,000 childcare places, with the creation of up to 750 jobs.
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital is to invest £20m in the expansion of its facilities by 2019, including improved emergency services.
Croydon University Hospital is to seek funding of £17m for the refurbishment of its accident and emergency department.
Apos Therapy of Israel is planning to open a knee osteoarthritis treatment centre in Bristol.
Careline Lifestyles is to build a £5m care home at Hart Lodge in Hartlepool, with the creation of 150 jobs.
Heritage Healthcare is looking to create 25 new jobs at its care service in York over the next year.
Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast is looking to recruit 40 additional nurses for its A&E and acute medical units.
Colchester Hospitals Trust is looking to recruit 31 more nurses and healthcare assistants at Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital.
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust is to relocate 17 outpatient appointment jobs from Whitehaven to Carlisle.
Independent Living Services is to create up to 40 new jobs at its care service in East Lothian.
Lunn Healthcare Properties, the Leeds-based chain of nine medical centres, has been acquired by Investor MedicX Fund for £25m.
Biomet UK is creating 60 new jobs at its orthopaedic devices factory in Bridgend, as part of a £2.7m investment in new machinery.
Allied Healthcare is looking to recruit 100 care workers in Northamptonshire.
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is to recruit up to 300 apprentices to work in hospitals and the community over the next year.
Tangerine Holdings is to relocate its Lytham-based animal health research unit to a new science park at Wrea Green, with the creation of 20 jobs.
Community Integrated Care is to build a £4.8m dementia care centre on the site of the former Blackburn Royal Infirmary, with the creation of 100 jobs.
UDG Healthcare is to acquire the healthcare communications business of KnowledgePoint360 for £86m, including 600 staff in Macclesfield and across the world.
Executive Care is looking to recruit 60 more staff for its Gateshead-based chain of 27 care homes.
Kirklees Council is to relocate 190 social services staff from Mirfield to Riverbank Court in Huddersfield this spring.
Optima Nursing is looking to expand the workforce at its Staffordshire-based healthcare recruitment business from ten to at least 40 this year.
Rayner Intraocular Lenses has confirmed plans to relocate 170 staff from Hove to a new production plant in Worthing, with the creation of 30 new jobs.
Bradford College is planning to build a £10m advanced technologies centre, with facilities including dental and optical laboratories.
Scottish Government is to fund the development of a new £20m office block at the Southern General hospital site in Glasgow, in order to centralise about 1,200 NHS administration staff.
Greater Manchester Commissioning Support Unit has merged with a similar group covering Cheshire and Merseyside, creating a combined NHS support service with 1,000 staff.
HIS Hair Clinic is planning to expand its Birmingham-based chain of hair-loss clinics with eight new sites in the UK and abroad this year.
Hadrian Healthcare is planning to expand its chain of ten care homes with new sites in Leeds and Scunthorpe, with the creation of 170 jobs.
LifeCell, the US supplier of medical products, has acquired a 5,000 sq ft office at Oxford Business Park.
Czajka Care Group is to create 100 new jobs at its home care operations in Bradford, Leeds and Huddersfield this year.
Home Instead is looking to recruit 50 more staff at its home care service in Nottinghamshire.
Bupa has acquired Barbican Dental Care, the London-based chain of nine dental centres.
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust is planning to expand Burnley General Hospital with a £10m ophthalmology centre and a £5m surgical unit.
London Ambulance Service is looking to recruit 250 additional staff, and has now secured permission to recruit paramedics from abroad.
Cheswold Park is looking to recruit 60 additional nursing and care staff at its hospital in Doncaster.
Housing 21 is to relocate its Birmingham-based care housing business and 250 staff to a 25,000 sq ft office at Tricorn House in April.
Mangar International, the Presteigne-based supplier of disability aids with 56 staff, has undergone a management buy-out for undisclosed terms.
Four Seasons Health Care is to relocate the Wilmslow-based headquarters of its care homes business and 45 staff to a 10,600 sq ft office at Norcliffe House in February.
Bourn Hall has secured a £3.5m equity investment to fund the expansion of its Cambridgeshire-based network of fertility clinics.
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit 40 more nursing and technical theatre staff, in preparation for the opening of a new emergency care hospital in Cramlington.
Jhoots Pharmacy is planning to relocate its headquarters to a new £3.2m office on Hatherton Street in Walsall, with the creation of 30 new jobs.
Ultrasis has acquired an occupational health and travel clinic in London's Waterloo from Abermed for a nominal sum.
Midas Care is to expand the 90-strong workforce at its Cambridge-based care agency with 20 new jobs.
Powys County Council has approved plans from Care Developments to build a £5m dementia care home in Newtown by 2015, with the creation of 70 jobs.
Medway NHS Foundation Trust is to invest £5m in the redevelopment of the emergency department at Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham.
BAM Construction has won a contract to build a £29m school of veterinary medicine for the University of Surrey by summer 2015.
Unisurge International is setting up a 90,000 sq ft medical disposables warehouse at Wakefield Europort estate in Castleford.
Westpoint Veterinary, the West Sussex-based farm veterinary group, has been acquired by August Equity for undisclosed terms.
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Kier have unveiled plans for a £250m development at Watford Health Campus, including new hospital facilities, homes and 1,600 jobs.
Mitie Group has acquired Complete Care Holdings, the Telford-based provider of complex care services with 650 assistants, from Housing 21 for £9m.
Housing 21 is to create 350 jobs at its housing and care homes business in Sunderland over the next year.
Bespoke Healthcare has acquired the Sandon House Clinic in Preston for undisclosed terms.
Nuffield Health has awarded a contract to Simons Group to build a new £13m hospital unit on Trumpington Road in Cambridge by 2015.
Caremark Barnsley is looking to double the 100-strong workforce at its Barnsley-based care service this year.
Finnamore, the health and social care consultancy with offices in London and Bristol, has been acquired by GE Healthcare for undisclosed terms.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charitable Foundation is looking to raise £2m to go towards the development of a new £6m brain disease research centre in Leeds by 2015.
Circle has won permission to build a private hospital in Poole, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
Five Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is planning to build a £39m mental health centre at Leigh Infirmary by 2016.
NHS Borders is to relocate 120 staff from Newstead to the Borders General Hospital site and to a separate office in Melrose by March.
East Anglia Children's Hospices is planning to build a new £10m hospice at Framingham Earl near Norwich.
Carewatch Mid Shropshire is planning to double the 75-strong workforce at its Telford-based care service in 2014.
Caremark Redcar & Cleveland is planning to expand its 160-strong workforce with 120 new jobs in 2014.