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Getinge Group Acquires UK Leading Bariatric Rental & Equipment Supplier

22 November

Getinge Group Acquires UK Leading Bariatric Rental and Equipment Supplier

Getinge Group has acquired 1st Call Mobility, the UK’s leading supplier of rental equipment for bariatric patients and plus size individuals. 
Bariatric care is an important patient and treatment segment in the UK and there is an increasing need to ensure there is adequate equipment to aid the patients stay in hospital and in care facilities. Getinge Group and 1st Call Mobility coming together will expand its UK coverage and will be perfectly positioned to serve the increasing demand of this fastest growing care sector. In addition it cements the ArjoHuntleigh brand and Getinge Group as a key provider to the NHS.
“As the number one rental provider of Patient & Post-Acute Care products to the NHS, the acquisition of 1st Call Mobility is perfectly aligned with Getinge Group’s growth strategy. As we work together and with the focus on patient care, our customers will benefit from an enhanced product and solutions portfolio, knowledge and expertise.” says Avril Forde, President North Europe, Getinge Group. 

About Getinge Group
Getinge Group is a leading global provider of innovative solutions for operating rooms, intensive-care units, Hospital wards, sterilization departments, elderly care and for life science companies and institutions. With genuine passion for life we build quality and safety into every system. Our unique value proposition mirrors the continuum of care, enhancing efficiency throughout the clinical pathway. Based on our first-hand experience and close partnerships, we are able to exceed expectations from customers – improving the every-day life for people, today and tomorrow. 

For further information please contact:
Tracey Dawe: Director Communications, Europe, Middle East & Africa
tracey.dawe@getinge.com
Tel: +44 7717784965

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