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About us

We’re experts in care. In fact, we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK.

Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours, prison health services and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. 

We work with the NHS to take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times.

We assess, diagnose and treat more than one million NHS patients every year, providing services which are free at the point of use. In 2011 our treatment centres ranked first in an independent national rating of the best performing hospitals for both knee and hip replacement operations. 

Whatever type of care or treatment you and your family need, we have the professionals and the facilities to give you the very highest quality support, where and when you need it.

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Care UK Healthcare in the running for national award

Care UK Healthcare in the running for national award

February 19 2018

Care UK Healthcare is one of four finalists in its category at the Health Investor Awards 2018.

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New Devizes NHS Treatment Centre operations manager hopes to boost endoscopies

New Devizes NHS Treatment Centre operations manager hopes to boost endoscopies

February 16 2018

Care UK has appointed a new operations manager who is working to improve the efficiency of services at Devizes NHS Treatment Centre.

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Crufts - everybody’s walking the dog

Crufts - everybody’s walking the dog

February 14 2018

Another year, another Crufts. Whether your favourite group is the pastoral, working, terrier, hound, toy or gundog, or if you love the fast pace of fly-ball or the fun of the agility competition, the stars of the show are always the dogs.

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Health news

Have you talked to your family about organ donation?

Have you talked to your family about organ donation?

February 15 2018

A reluctance to talk about organ donation is contributing to a deadly shortage of organs, leaving families to make a difficult decision when someone they love dies.

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