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Annual Report this annual report and financial statements for the reporting period ended 31 March 2016
Al Noor the Al Noor Hospitals Group which was acquired by the Company on 15 February 2016 by way of a reverse takeover
Articles the Company’s Articles of Association as adopted in General Meeting on 15 December 2015
Board the board of directors of Mediclinic International plc (formerly Al Noor Hospitals Group plc)
CAGR (%) compounded annual growth rate
cash conversion (%) cash generated from operations divided by normalised EBITDA
CCU critical care unit
CDLI Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index
Combination the combination of Al Noor Hospitals Group plc and Mediclinic International Limited, which was completed on 15 February 2016
Company or Mediclinic or Mediclinic International Mediclinic International plc (formerly Al Noor Hospitals Group plc)
DRG Diagnosis Related Grouping
Emirates Healthcare Emirates Healthcare Holdings Limited BVI, the intermediary holding company of the Group’s operations in the United Arab Emirates, which is referred to as Mediclinic Middle East throughout the report
FCA the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority
GDP gross domestic product
GRI G4 the fourth revision of the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines developed by the Global Reporting Initiative
Group Mediclinic International and its three operating platforms in Southern Africa, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates (“Group” refers to one of the Group’s operating platforms, as the context may indicate, as defined below)
Group one of the operating platforms of the Group, as the context may indicate (please note that “Group” is as defined in this definition and “Group” refers to the entire Mediclinic Group as defined above)
HAI healthcare-associated infection
Hirslanden the Group’s operations in Switzerland, trading under the Hirslanden brand, with Hirslanden AG as the intermediary holding company of the Group’s operations in Switzerland
JCI Joint Commission International, an international quality measurement accreditation organisation, aimed at improving quality of care
JSE JSE Limited, the stock exchange of South Africa based in Johannesburg
Last Practicable Date the date of approval of the Annual Report by the Board, being 25 May 2016
Listing Rules the listing rules of the FCA applicable to companies listed on the LSE, subject to the oversight of the United Kingdom Listing Authority
LSE the stock exchange operated by London Stock Exchange plc
Mediclinic or Mediclinic International Mediclinic International plc (formerly Al Noor Hospitals Group plc)
Mediclinic Middle East the Group’s operations in the United Arab Emirates, trading under the Mediclinic brand, with Emirates Healthcare Holdings Limited BVI as the intermediary holding company of the Group’s operations in the United Arab Emirates
Mediclinic Southern Africa the Group’s operations in South Africa and Namibia, trading under the Mediclinic brand, with Mediclinic Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd as the intermediary holding company of the Group’s operations in South Africa and Namibia
next financial year the financial year which commenced on 1 April 2016 and ending on 31 March 2017
NSX the Namibian Stock Exchange based in Windhoek, Namibia
operating platform/s Mediclinic Southern Africa, Hirslanden (Switzerland) and Mediclinic Middle East and their subsidiaries and associated entities, or any one of them as the context may indicate
period under review the financial year which commenced on 1 April 2015 and ended on 31 March 2016
reporting period the financial year which commenced on 1 April 2015 and ended on 31 March 2016
SA the Republic of South Africa
SA Companies Act the South African Companies Act, 71 of 2008, as amended
UAE United Arab Emirates
UK the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
UK Companies Act the United Kingdom Companies Act of 2006, as amended