We were established in 1998 to fulfil a market requirement for cost effective, industry focused medical and drug and alcohol screening services. The company soon became a recognised provider to the rail industry, growing quickly whilst adapting to an ever-changing marketplace.
Healthcare Connections was founded by Alison Brown and Cecile Hiney, primarily providing drug and alcohol screening services.
Introduction of occupational health services.
Launch of Medication Checking Service (Chemist On Call).
Awarded ISO Accreditations – Quality & Environmental.
Launch of Absence Management Service (Nurses On Call). Awarded Constructing Better Health (CBH) Accreditation.
Gained London Underground Accreditation.
Approval to provide occupational health services to the Crossrail Project.
Healthcare Connections acquired by Alere Toxicology.
Company name changed to Alere Healthcare Connections. Awarded SEQOHS.
Alere acquired by Abbott.
Company name changed to Abbott Healthcare Connections.