Affidea acquires Hillsborough Private Clinic in Northern Ireland

Acquisition of Hillsborough Private Clinic is Affidea’s second in Northern Ireland in just seven months.

Affidea Group has acquired Hillsborough Private Clinic in Northern Ireland, a reputable healthcare provider that offers a range of outpatient services and advanced surgical procedures.

Established in 2002 and located just outside Belfast, Hillsborough Private Clinic performs approximately 4,000 surgical procedures and deals with 11,000 outpatient attendances per annum. The facility has five outpatient rooms, supported by a dedicated theatre and laser suite.

Strategically located on the Dublin-to-Belfast motorway, Hillsborough Private Clinic caters for patients travelling across Northern Ireland and also patients from the Republic of Ireland who can avail of the Northern Ireland Planned Healthcare Scheme.

Clinical excellence

This is Affidea’s second acquisition in Northern Ireland in the past seven months and the third business it now operates in the Northern Irish market.

In March 2021, Affidea acquired Orthoderm, a leading provider of clinical and medical services across a wide range of medical and surgical specialties including Dermatology, Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedics as well as pain management and GP services. Orthoderm is also located in Hillsborough.

Affidea has been present in Northern Ireland since 2015 when it acquired Northern MRI, a leading provider of diagnostic imaging also located in Belfast.

“We are really excited to announce this acquisition of Hillsborough Private Clinic. Jim, Gary and the entire team have built a phenomenal patient focused business that enjoys a market leading position and an enviable reputation for clinical excellence,” said Barry Downes, CEO of Affidea Ireland.

“The addition of the clinic to our portfolio will really accelerate the development and growth of our outpatient services in Northern Ireland. We look forward to utilising our national network of clinics to expand our range of services that are accessible to both private and public patients located across Ireland.”

John Kennedy
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