Private hospital groups may need to take on more debt or raise money from shareholders to fund the shortfall from the reduction in elective surgery during the Covid-19 pandemic, analysts say.

With their focus on treating private Covid-19 patients, as well some state patients, the question is what condition private hospital groups will be in once the crisis is over...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now