Ramsay Health Care was established by Paul Ramsay, in Sydney, Australia, in 1964 and has grown to become a global hospital group operating over 220 hospitals and day surgery facilities across Australia, France, the United Kingdom, Indonesia and Malaysia. It is one of the top five private hospital operators in the world. Ramsay Health Care facilities cater for a broad range of health care needs from day surgery procedures to highly complex surgery, as well as psychiatric care and rehabilitation. With circa 25,000 beds, the Company employs over 60,000 staff across five countries and treats almost 3 million patients each year. Ramsay Health Care is one of Australia’s leading healthcare stocks. Since listing on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1997, the Company has continued to maintain sustainable levels of profitability through strong financial management over many years, while being a leading and respected provider of health care services. Focusing on relationships with staff and doctors - and delivering high quality outcomes for patients - has been at the forefront of its success. Today, Ramsay Health Care is a global hospital group owning and operating a comprehensive range of healthcare facilities across Australia, France, Indonesia, Malaysia and the United Kingdom. Despite the diversity of these marketplaces, the Company has demonstrated that it has the capability, management expertise, flexibility and cultural awareness to operate successfully within a wide range of international healthcare systems. Ramsay Health is a market leader in private hospital operations in both Australia and France. The Company is well-respected throughout the health care industry for operating quality private hospitals and for its excellent record in hospital management and patient care. Ramsay Health Care focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety; being an employer of choice and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: “People Caring for People”.