Business expansion
Centre-Est; Rhône-Alpes; Rhône
Location of affected unit(s)
Saint Priest (Rhône)
Health / Social Work
Human Health Services And Activities
Human Health Activities
86.2 - Medical and dental practice activities

130 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 October 2006
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
3 March 2008


The French company Iris, the provider of private hospital services, announced on 2 October 2006 the opening of a new private hospital in the east of France, in Saint Priest (Rhône), in March 2008. The group currently employs 450 people in France. The hospital in Saint Priest will be the third of Iris, after the ones in Marcy l'Etoile and Lyon, both in Rhône. As a result of the new hospital, 130 new employees are expected to be recruited in March 2008. Iris is a subsidiary of the Groupe général de santé.


  • 2 October 2006: Le Progrès


Eurofound (2006), Iris, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 64171, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64171.