Business expansion
Continente; Norte; Douro
Location of affected unit(s)
Vila Real
Health / Social Work
Human Health Services And Activities
Human Health Activities
86.10 - Hospital activities

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 October 2018
Employment effect (start)
15 October 2018
Foreseen end date


The Trofa Health Group opened its tenth hospital and recruited 500 workers. In this tenth unit of the group, around 500 jobs have been created, of which 300 are related to medical and nursing personnel who will work full time or under a service regime, the rest of the jobs are related to the areas administration or maintenance.

This new private hospital offers more than 40 health related services and runs 24 hours a day, every day of the week. By the end of the year Trofa Health Group will open another day hospital in Guimarães. At present, the group has seven hospitals and three day hospitals in Portugal and employs 5,000 workers.



Eurofound (2018), Trofa Saúde Hospital, Business expansion in Portugal, factsheet number 95713, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/95713.