About BMI

Welcome to the about us section of the website which includes corporate information on our history, objectives, structure, ownership and finances.

BMI Healthcare in Numbers

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59 hospitals and clinics throughout the UK

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Looking after the local community since the 1970s

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115 different specialties and services, with centres of excellence in spinal, orthopaedic, neuro, cardiac and cancer care.

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90% of adults in the UK who have PMI live less than an hour from a BMI hospital

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1,500,000 outpatient visits per year

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276,000 inpatient visits per year

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6,000+ consultant specialists

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We have a 0% MRSA bacteremia record**

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The national average number of required physiotherapy sessions is 4-6, our average is 3.2. We can help you get better quicker

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The 1st independent healthcare group to be awarded VTE exemplar status

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97.3% of our patients rated our overall quality of care as very good or excellent*

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98% of our patients say they would recommend us to family and friends*

*Patient satisfaction survey 2014,
**Quality and risk report February 2014-2015

BMI Healthcare: agreement on financial restructuring

Date: 1 October 2018

BMI Healthcare Limited (“BMI Healthcare”) is pleased to announce agreement on its financial restructuring, which will see a major recapitalisation of the business, a rent reduction of £65 million per annum and an extension of its senior banking facilities to 2024.

Hospital Topco Limited ("Hospital Topco"), the parent company of the landlords for 35 of BMI Healthcare’s hospitals (the "Theatre Properties"), and its stakeholders and BMI Healthcare’s lenders have agreed to a transaction which will bring BMI Healthcare’s operations and the 35 Theatre Properties back under common ownership.

The agreement, which is supported and underwritten by stakeholders of Hospital Topco, includes:

  • a capital injection of at least £58 million of new money into BMI Healthcare
  • the extension of BMI Healthcare’s bank facilities to 2024
  • and a £65 million per annum rent reduction

These contributions will fund the previously announced £250 million capital investment programme. This programme is now underway to deliver new equipment to hospitals, to accelerate the reconfiguration and refurbishment of BMI Healthcare’s extensive estate and to underpin the continued delivery of excellent patient care.

Commenting on the conclusion of negotiations, Dr Karen Prins, CEO of BMI Healthcare said: “This is a significant positive development for BMI Healthcare, for our staff, for the consultants who practice in our hospitals and above all for our patients. I am excited to lead BMI as we look forward to a period of sustained investment through our £250 million capital programme across the hospital estate, supported by a committed, expert and caring BMI Healthcare team.”

Key Hospital Topco group stakeholders have agreed to defer October’s rent payment to provide time for the deal to be documented. The agreement remains subject to the completion of final long-form documentation and certain other conditions in the normal course of transaction closing, including regulatory clearances.