PKA invests DKK1.3bn in Denmark’s biggest hospital PPP

first_imgPeter Damgaard Jensen, managing director of PKA, said: “This is unique and historic and clearly underlines the fact that, in Denmark, too, PPP projects are getting off the ground.”PKA said it had now invested in five healthcare sector buildings in Denmark, including this project.In March, PKA joined PensionDanmark and Sampension in a PPP deal worth DKK430m to build and operate a new psychiatric hospital in the city of Vejle.The hospital will be built in Skeiby, north of Aarhus, and form part of the New University Hospital (DNU) in Aarhus.PKA will supply financing for the 50,000m2 hospital building, while KPC will act as turnkey contractor and be responsible for construction, while Wicotec will operate the hospital for a 25-year term.Construction is set to start at the beginning of 2016, and the hospital is expected to be ready for use three years later.Arkitema is the architect for the project ,and the consulting engineer is Grontmij. Danish pensions administrator PKA is investing DKK1.3bn (€174m) in a new psychiatric hospital in Aarhus in the biggest public-private partnership (project) hospital project in Denmark so far.PKA, which manages five labour-market pension funds in the social and healthcare sectors, will finance the project in conjunction with KPC and Wicotec.The consortium of the three partners was chosen by the central Jutland municipality Region Midtjylland to run the hospital project, PKA said.With financing of DKK1.3bn, the PPP will be the biggest of its kind so far in Denmark, PKA said.last_img read more

Pontemed Ireland shortlisted for prestigious health centre award

first_imgThe newly-opened Pontemed Ireland centre has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s Irish Health Centre Awards. The Letterkenny-based clinic was shortlisted in the category of Specialist Care Centre for the team’s work in delivering an innovative new treatment, which has only become available to Ireland and the UK in the last 6 months.Pontemed Ireland have now opened Specialist Care Clinics throughout Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK, providing a revolutionary new PelviPower System of treatment to patients and clients suffering from incontinence and pelvic floor conditions. Founder and owner, Amanda Torrens commented; “We are absolutely thrilled to have been shortlisted for this prestigious award, having only opened our first clinic in September last year in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, the demand for treatment and the results that our patients are experiencing has been unimaginable, the fact that they are able to reclaim their freedom and joy of life in so many ways gives us so much confidence in our clinics.“Our clients have newfound energy from their bodies core allowing them to move on with verve and confidence. I am delighted too, that with the help of our team we have brought this innovative technology, PelviPower Therapy in conjunction with our business partner Dr. Remo Schneider from Switzerland to Ireland and the UK.”Amanda Torrens, CEO PonteMed Ireland, Dr. Remo P. Schneider, CEO PonteMed AG Schweiz and Packie Bonner, Ireland’s Soccer Legend who officially opened Salt Caves Ireland & PelviPower at Pontemed Clinic, Letterkenny.PelviPower, is an innovative medical device, a passive treatment which strengthens the pelvic floor and builds your inner core strength vital to our inner wellbeing especially vital in today’s world. This treatment is already available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with amazing success for patients. To date sufferers in Ireland and the UK have benefited from this treatment.The other shortlisted care centres are Keltoi Substance Misuse and Trauma Residential, Medfit Proactive Healthcare, Mental Health Service for the Elderly, Orsmond Clinic (Dr. Eva) and Sesame Early Intervention Service. The Irish Health Centre Awards ceremony take place on March 9th at the Royal Marine Hotel Dun Laoghaire. Visit for further details.Pontemed Ireland shortlisted for prestigious health centre award was last modified: February 8th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:amanda torrensirish health centre awardsPelviPowerpontemed irelandlast_img read more