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Hugh Risebrow has worked in a range of senior private and public sector healthcare roles since 1993 with organisations including synlab UK, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS FT, Interhealth Canada, United Health Europe, BUPA and Aid-Call plc. Hugh currently undertakes consultancy work for public and private sector healthcare clients, both through Latchmore Associates, where he is managing director, and as an associate of LaingBuisson. He is also the author of LaingBuisson’s In Vitro Fertilisation UK Market Report and Diagnostics UK Market Report. Hugh has an engineering degree from Cambridge and spent his early career with Bain & Co.


MA Engineering, Production Engineering Tripos, University of Cambridge
Corporate Finance Diploma, London Business School

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Hugh  is the author of the following LaingBuisson reports

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Key Expertise

  • UK healthcare – NHS and independent sector; public/private interface
  • Market entry to the UK/NHS markets
  • Supporting NHS trust to grow private patient profitability
  • Commercial growth strategies
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Diagnostics
  • In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)

Selected Clients

  • Three overseas providers seeking advice on entry to the UK diagnostics and private patient markets.
  • Advice on pathology integration for STP areas and overseas groups of public hospitals.
  • Private patient strategies for 10 NHS Trusts, including, in 2 cases, the procurement of a private operator.
  • Support for two NHS trusts in assessing private operator interest in managing IVF units.
  • A group of CCGs seeking advice on how to optimise mental health spend with private providers.
  • Commercial strategies for two specialist trusts, and an overseas tertiary hospital.
  • Private equity funds considering healthcare investments.


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









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