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Falck signs healthcare service agreement with the Volvo Group

Press release   •   Dec 04, 2018 12:11 UTC

“We are proud to acquire Alviva, which will bring new skills and capability to Previa’s nationwide operations,” says Carina Reidler, managing director of Previa.

Previa, a company in the Falck Group, expands its operations through a partnership agreement with the Volvo Group. As part of the contract Previa is taking over Volvo's internal occupational healthcare service, Alviva, and becomes supplier of occupational healthcare service to the Volvo Group in Sweden.

Previa acquires Volvo Group’s occupational healthcare service, Alviva, earliest from February 28, 2019. The purpose of the agreement is to provide a safe and healthy working environment for Volvo Groups all employees.

Alviva is today a subsidiary offering occupational health service to all Volvo Groups sites in Sweden. By Previa acquiring Alviva, they will be part of Falck Healthcare, the largest supplier of occupational healthcare services in the Nordic countries.

“We are proud to acquire Alviva, which will bring new skills and capability to Previa’s nationwide operations. Together we now have the opportunity to contribute to a sustainable working health, safety and working environment in the Volvo Group,” says Carina Reidler, managing director of Previa.

The cooperation between the Volvo Group and Previa includes Volvo's all Swedish sites and aims to develop a long-term partnership focusing on occupational health, safety and sustainable working environment.

“Thorough work has been done to find the best solution for all stakeholders. We are excited to be a part of Previa and I really believe that this will be fruitful for Alviva's and for Volvo employees in Sweden,” says Anette Forsberg, acting managing director of Alviva.

In order for the transition to be as smooth as possible, Volvo and Previa will jointly launch a transition project and a new governance model for the occupational health service to be implemented.

About Falck Healthcare
Falck Healthcare provides healthcare programmes covering more than 3 million people in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. The company operates under the Previa brand in Sweden where it is the largest occupational healthcare provider with more than 1.1 million healthcare subscribers. In 2017, Falck Healthcare provided more than 1 million muscular and psychological treatments.

For more information please contact;
Falck’s Communications Department on tel. +45 7022 0307.
Carina Reidler, managing director of Previa, +46 (0) 70 560 67 49, carina.reidler@previa.se
Anette Forsberg, managing director, Alviva +46 (0) 31 3236576, anette.forsberg@alviva.se

Falck is a leading international provider of ambulance and healthcare services. For more than a century, Falck has worked with local and national governments to prevent accidents, diseases and emergency situations, to rescue and assist people in emergencies quickly and competently and to rehabilitate people after illness or injury.

Falck operates in 35 countries and has more than 32,000 employees.

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