Icon Group, Nuffield Health team up to meet rising cancer care demand

Wednesday, 23 August, 2023

Icon Group, Nuffield Health team up to meet rising cancer care demand

UK healthcare charity Nuffield Health and Icon Group, Australian specialist oncology services provider, have signed a strategic partnership to deliver oncology services in the UK.

The organisations are working to develop the first phase of the partnership, with a focus on the delivery of radiotherapy.

Nuffield Health operates 37 hospitals and 114 health, fitness and wellbeing centres, while Icon Group is an integrated cancer care provider that has expanded globally into New Zealand, Singapore, Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Wouter Van den Brande, Chief Strategy and Development Officer of Nuffield Health, said “Icon Group’s clinical expertise, values and investment strategy align closely with ours. We have a shared vision to deliver the best clinical outcomes to as many people as possible. We are working in partnership with Icon to explore how, together, we can meet the rising demand for cancer care in the UK. Our initial focus will be on how our patients can benefit from Icon’s world-leading expertise in radiotherapy.”

Mark Middleton, Icon Group Chief Executive Officer, said “We're thrilled to partner with Nuffield Health and work together to help tackle the UK’s cancer burden and improve access to radiotherapy, across the region. Patient focused and clinician led, this partnership prioritises personalised treatment plans and access to cutting edge treatments to deliver the highest standards of care and improved outcome for patients.”

Image caption: Icon Group CEO Mark Middleton with Nuffield Health CEO Steve Gray.

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