EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Hospital Lusíadas

Hospital Lusíadas

Geographic Location

Country: Portugal
Region: Cávado; Norte; Continente
Location of affected unit(s): Braga


Sector: Health / social work
Human health services
86.10 - Hospital activities
Group: Lusíadas Saúde

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-07-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-12-2019
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

Portuguese private healthcare group Lusiadas Saude announced the opening of a new hospital in the city of Braga. The inauguration is expected to take place in December 2019, relying on a team of 400 medical staff. This project results from a partnership with Santa Casa da Misericórdia of Braga and is planned to occupy part of the facilities of the former São Marcos hospital.

Lusíadas Saúde has a network of 12 hospitals and clinics throughout the country. More than one million consultations and 42,000 surgeries per year are provided by the group.