(PRWEB) October 05, 2012
mee healthcare announces the launch of its third centre tomorrow. The new 1,200 sq. ft. vision and hearing centre - ‘see mee’ and ‘hear mee’ – is located in Sainsbury’s at the Gallagher Retail Park, Cheltenham. Dental Care – ‘dental mee’ – will be launched at the centre over the coming months, providing high quality and affordable dental care to our patients.
Dr Gail Lese, Founder and Chairman of mee healthcare, said:
“Following the strong demand for mee services and products at our first two centres in Leeds and Ely, I’m delighted that we are extending our relationship with Sainsbury’s and bringing mee healthcare to Cheltenham. Our centres are designed to provide our customers with access to essential healthcare services at affordable prices and in convenient locations, with extended opening hours.”
“mee healthcare provides state-of-the-art, one-stop clinics for health and wellness services and products. This represents a new approach to healthcare delivery, enabling customers to benefit from a range of services at affordable prices including hearing, vision, dental and health checks. By combining these services under one roof, mee healthcare aims to provide the highest quality customer service and to support better and more efficient outcomes and earlier detection of underlying health issues for our patients.”
Dr Lese further commented:
“In addition, mee healthcare is committed to serving the people and the communities in which it operates. We are proud to announce today that mee Healthcare will be donating ten per cent of the first week’s trading turnover to two local charities.”
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Notes to Editors:
About mee Healthcare
mee healthcare has been developed to revolutionise the delivery of healthcare in the UK, accommodating changing lifestyles with all-in-one centres at convenient, high footfall locations with extended business hours (such as supermarkets and other major retailers, shopping malls and high streets). mee will simplify access to basic health care needs and improve outcomes through earlier detection and more timely referrals to GPs.
The first two mee healthcare centres successfully launched in the spring of this year, in partnership with Sainsbury’s Leeds and Ely. Due to the strong customer demand for mee healthcare services and products, mee healthcare will be increasing its national footprint: mee healthcare will be opening an additional four centres in the next few months in Sainsbury’s in Bristol (Castle Court), King’s Lynn (Hardwick Roundabout), Northampton (Weedon Road), and Kent (Pepper Hill, Gravesend), taking the total of mee Healthcare centres throughout the United Kingdom to seven to be launched by December.
mee healthcare is committed to the provision of high-quality care and has already served over 1,000 patients.
For additional information on Mee Healthcare please visit http://www.meehealthcare.com
About The Pied Piper Appeal
The Pied Piper Appeal was started in 1992 to improve the lives of sick children in Gloucestershire. The Appeal reaches out to help sick children from across the county.
The efforts of thousands of Pied Piper supporters have raised over £2million to date. The funds have been used to build the new Children’s Centre at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, refurbish and revitalise the Battledown children’s ward at Cheltenham General Hospital, purchase new equipment, enhance hospital environments and help individual children to make life at home easier with hoists and other equipment.
About The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT)
The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) is a UK charity dedicated to providing support to families affected by retinoblastoma (Rb). Retinoblastoma (rb) is an eye cancer which affects newborn babies and children predominantly under the age of 5. The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) helps families through the difficult period of Retinoblastoma diagnosis and treatment and beyond, offering support throughout a child’s teenage years and often into adulthood. They are the only charity in the UK specialising in helping families affected by retinoblastoma.
CHECT supports families right across the UK.
About Allele Fund
mee healthcare is a portfolio company of the Allele Fund.
Launched by Dr. Gail Lese and Cherie Blair in 2008, Allele Fund is an investment vehicle which aims to deliver superior returns to investors through direct investment in companies where they have identified significant unmet needs. Allele Fund focuses on businesses with industry leadership potential in sectors where the management team has a distinct and unique competitive advantage to deliver value to investors.
Allele Fund has a leading management team headed by Dr. Gail Bronwyn Lese, M.D., M.B.A., and Cherie Blair, QC. Dr Lese is a medical doctor with a strong healthcare and fund management background, having led $100 million Fidelity mutual fund to exceptional absolute returns for investors. Cherie Blair is a leading international barrister with a strong corporate, medical and employment background.
For additional information Allele Funds please go to http://www.allelefund.com