Ramsay Health Care is committed to delivering high quality health care services, long-term sustainable growth and shareholder returns. The Board recognises the importance of good governance in achieving these corporate objectives, in discharging its responsibilities to all stakeholders and in executing the broader role of the Company as a good corporate citizen.
Since 2011 the Company has been included in the FTSE4Good Index which examines a company’s risk and performance for material environmental, social and governance issues.
As a global company, employing 50,000 staff and caring for almost three million patients each year, we recognise that we have an enormous responsibility to ensure we are maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety; that we are creating a great place to work; and that, in all areas, we are operating our business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: “People Caring for People”. It is vital that we are living The Ramsay Way values, having it guide the decisions we make, through the services we deliver and through our interactions with all our stakeholders.
While we are well on the way to becoming one of the largest and most successful private hospital operators in the world, we also have a vision to be one of the world’s most respected companies and to this end, we take a leadership role in shaping the world that we live in through our focus on delivering quality healthcare; our people; our environment, good corporate governance and societal issues at large.
This sustainability report not only details our commitment to all areas of environmental, social and governance issues but also reports on our performance in each of these areas across all of our geographic locations. We have also separately detailed our performance in delivering high quality and safe healthcare services to our patients.