Consulting capabilities

Providing knowledgeable, fact-based insight to help you make the right choices and implement strategies successfully.


We have a team of over 40 consultants, many of whom are clinicians, and a large key opinion leader network with a broad range of expertise. Our firm delights in learning and sharing knowledge and enabling our team to engage productively with our clients. We are privileged to work in sectors where the potential for distinctive impact remains enormous and seek to provide knowledgeable, fact-based insight to make the right choices and implement strategies successfully.



LaingBuisson’s expert consultants write over 30 regularly updated market reports on all aspects of healthcare, social care and education. Each report covers market size, segmentation and trends as well as analysis of the political, economic and investment environment. For further analysis and insight from our market experts, we can connect you directly to the report author via a call or video call. Find out more about our Expert Insight services.



To discuss your consulting requirements and for a no-obligation call or meeting please contact [email protected].


We work with:

  • Central Government
  • Local Government
  • NHS
  • Think Tanks
  • Charities
  • Not for Profit Organisations


We work with:

  • Providers
  • Payors
  • Advisors
  • Lenders
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate


We support senior decision-makers across the public sector in health and social care to make the right strategic choices by giving them the information, insight and confidence to make informed decisions. We contribute with our extensive consulting experience and knowledge, combined with in-depth analysis and market data and surveying capabilities. LaingBuisson works extensively with Local Authorities and Government Departments and is the sole provider of independent sector market data to the UK Government’s Office for National Statistics.

Review of the NHS-funded nursing care rate in England

The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) commissioned LaingBuisson in November 2018 to undertake a study of the rate of NHS-funded Nursing Care (FNC) in England.

Selected clients

  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Isle of Man Government
  • Office for National Statistics
  • Christie NHS Trust
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • NHS Professionals
  • Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council
  • Dubai Health Authority
  • Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Policy and Equality
  • United Nations World Tourism Organization
  • Zagreb Tourism Board
  • Polish Investment Board
  • Korean Tourism Organisation

Our Partners

We recognise the power of working in partnership. For a number of years now, we have been building relationships and undertaking projects with a core of organisations that share our values, are experts in their respective fields, bring complementary skills, and add extra capacity. To demonstrate our commitment to work together deeply for the benefit of our clients, we have brought these organisations together under a single banner: Sonder.
Sonder Group
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LaingBuisson has extensive market data and sector relationships across healthcare built up over 30 years.  For private sector work, we leverage this unique asset by partnering with and supporting leading strategy consulting firms, combining our knowledge and networks with their strategy and management consulting capabilities to deliver superior advice to clients across healthcare, social care, medical devices and life sciences. We have consulted in more than 25 countries with over 700 organisations, many of whom are repeat clients.

Selected recent delivery partners

LaingBuisson supports its strategy and management consulting delivery partners on:

  • Market entry and mapping: competitive, regulatory, policy and funding landscape of a market, key talent in that market, acquisition opportunities and the relative strengths and weaknesses of different players. We support market analysis with direct access to the underlying data of our detailed market reports and to the consultants who authored them.
  • Transactions: Assisting healthcare providers to grow, financial investors to make money and commissioners to get more for what they spend. We support Commercial Due Diligence to assess if an acquisition or investment make sense, and have particular strengths in policy, regulation and quality benchmarking.
  • Post Acquisition Support: Validating management and vendor product and market claims, assessing business plans, advising on their implementation
  • Corporate Growth Strategies: Working with management to identify opportunities, establish whether barriers to growth are external or internal and developing implementation plans, with follow-up workshops and analyses

Selected clients

Private Equity

  • Advent International
  • August Equity
  • Bowmark Capital
  • Palamon Capital Partners
  • Sovereign Capital

Independent Healthcare

  • Circle
  • HCA
  • Nuffield Hospitals
  • Priory Healthcare
  • Spire Healthcare


  • Fresenius
  • Quirónsalud
  • Novartis
  • Roche Diagnostics
  • Sanitas

Life Sciences

  • AstraZeneca
  • Boots
  • Diamed
  • Megapharm
  • Roche


  • BNP Paribas
  • Citadel Investment Group
  • Citibank
  • HSBC
  • JP Morgan

Real Estate

  • AXA Real Estate
  • Marcol
  • Octopus Investments
  • Quintain


LaingBuisson is the chosen provider of independent sector healthcare market data to the UK Government’s Office for National Statistics.









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