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GMB Welcomes HC-One £300 Million Bupa By Out

Thursday, August 24, 2017


We hope this acquisition with be a positive step for both residents and staff.

GMB, the union for care home staff, has welcomed news of a £300 million Bupa care home buy out by HC-One. [1]

The company has purchased 122 facilities, which house around 9,000 residents and employ 10,000 staff.

GMB will now meet with HC-One to discuss details of the acquisition.

Sharon Wilde, GMB National Officer, said:

"GMB welcomes the news HC-One are acquiring 122 BUPA care homes.

“We have always had a good working relationship with the company and look forward to working with them further.

“We hope this acquisition will be a positive step for both residents and staff.

“GMB is scheduling a meeting with HC-One to discuss details.”


Contact: GMB press office on 07958 156846 or at

Notes to Edtitors

[1] Bupa sells 122 care homes for £300m

HC-One becomes the biggest UK operator of residential homes through the deal

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