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Annual integrated report 2011


Acronyms

ACI
African, Coloured and Indian

B-BBEE
Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment

BEE
Black economic empowerment

BMI
BMI Healthcare

CPIX
Consumer price inflation index

CQC
Care Quality Commission

CSI
Corporate social investment

DoH
Department of Health (South Africa)

dti
Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa

EE
Employment equity

EMS
Emergency medical services

GHG
General Healthcare Group Limited, a subsidiary in the United Kingdom

GP
General practitioner

GRAFS
Group Risk, Audit and Forensic Services

GRI
Global Reporting Initiative

HAI
Healthcare associated infections

HASA
Hospital Association of South Africa

HC
High care

HIV/Aids
Human immunodeficiency virus/Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

HPFL
Health Partners for Life

IBNR
Incurred but not yet recorded

ICU
Intensive care unit

IFRS
International Financial Reporting Standards

IT
Information technology

JSE
Johannesburg Stock Exchange

NHI
National Health Insurance (South Africa)

NHS
National Health Service (United Kingdom)

NICU
Neo-natal intensive care unit

OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OpCo
Operating companies

PPP
Public Private Partnership

PropCo
Property-owning companies

RN
Registered nurse

SA
South Africa

SADC
Southern African Development Community

UK
United Kingdom

VAT
Value added tax