Mediclinic International PLC (MEIJ.J)
16 Nov 2018
JOHANNESBURG, Nov 15 Mediclinic International Plc plans to reduce capex for its Swiss business, open more outpatient surgery units and medical centres in order to mitigate regulatory challenges in Switzerland's healthcare market.
JOHANNESBURG, Nov 15 Mediclinic International Plc reported a 8 percent decline in half-year core profit on Thursday reflecting a smaller contribution from Hirslanden, its Swiss operation.
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JOHANNESBURG, May 24 South African private hospital group Mediclinic reported a 3 percent rise in annual core profit on Thursday, boosted by a recovery in its Middle Eastern operations.