VPS Healthcare to invest £105 million on new London cancer care hospital

Abu Dhabi-based VPS Healthcare Group is investing £150 million on a cancer care hospital in London set to open in 2017. The 150-bed hospital will occupy a historic grade II-listed property that was the former home of Royal Masonic Hospital, which became the Ravenscourt Park Hospital in 2002, but closed down in 2006. It would be the first private hospital in the UK to offer the proton beam therapy, a kind of radiotherapy, used in cancer treatment.

The National