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A Stevenage-based dentist has realised her dreams of owning her own business after receiving £600,000 in funding from Santander Business Banking.

Family independent opticians Opticare Midlands Ltd (“Opticare”) has purchased the freehold premises of an existing practice in the Leicester area, expanding its footprint to four outlets, after receiving funding from Santander Business Banking.

Gerald and Aisling O’Brien, trading under GF O’Brien (NI) Ltd, have acquired two pharmacies in Cleveleys and one in Bispham to expand their presence on the Fylde Coast. All three are well established in their local communities, with two located on the High Street and the third located within an all-purpose health centre.

Dr Jutlla has been practising Dentistry since qualifying in 2006 and purchased his first dental practice in Aldridge in 2008. In 2013, he purchased an additional practice in Shrewsbury and has since upgraded both to offer clients advanced services such as cosmetic dentistry.

Marcol Health is an investment house which specialises in backing and supporting entrepreneurial, internationally scalable, healthcare businesses to maximise value for all stakeholders.

Opened in 2008, Apex Dental Ltd ran the Genesis Dental Care practice and grew it into an established business serving the local area through NHS and private treatments. Staffed by seven professionals, including Dr Khokhar, the plan is to refurbish and expand the business into a centre of dental excellence offering treatments such as minor oral surgery, teeth whitening and specialist sedation therapies for nervous patients. It has also been rebranded as Market Street Dental.


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