Press and media

Care Sourcer’s mission to transform the care sector by bringing choice, control and transparency to the market, has been regularly featured in the press.

If you have a press enquiry, please email v.shepherd@caresourcer.com

Quarter of care homes may CLOSE post COVID-19 pandemic
22 June 2020

“Now care homes face a financial crisis after the pandemic: Care Sourcer told Express.co.uk that 25 percent of care homes could go out of business in 2020.”

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Cash-strapped care homes take second hit from virus
13 June 2020

“Andrew Parfery, chief executive and co-founder of Care Sourcer, the care comparison site, has warned that 25 per cent of care homes could go out of business in 2020 without a government bailout. “The care industry in the UK was badly broken before the coronavirus pandemic,” Mr Parfery, 40, said. “Now it finds itself shattered.””
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Care firm to expand after £1.5m grant
29 August 2019

“A technology firm is to more than double its workforce after a £1.5 million grant from the public sector. Care Sourcer expects to create 70 jobs after agreeing to take Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funding from Scottish Enterprise.”
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Care firm to expand after £1.5m grant
29 August 2019

“A technology firm is to more than double its workforce after a £1.5 million grant from the public sector. Care Sourcer expects to create 70 jobs after agreeing to take Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funding from Scottish Enterprise.”
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Care Sourcer finds nothing blocking its path to funding
24 July 2018

“Care Sourcer, which is based in Edinburgh, said that the investment would allow it to offer more services around Britain and to increase its workforce from 20 to 100 by 2020.”
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Nick Freer: Let’s hope 2018 brings further start-up success
The Scotsman – 19 Dec 2017

“Two high-calibre UK venture capitalists – BGF Ventures and ADV – each made Care Sourcer their first investment in a Scottish start-up.”

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Care workers ‘earning less than dog walkers’ as crisis deepens in Capital
26 September 2017

“Andrew Parfery, chief commercial officer of Edinburgh-based Care Sourcer Ltd, which has just been awarded £1m by NHS England after reducing delayed discharges in Gloucestershire by 40 per cent over the last three months, said more value needs to be put on care.”
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Health tech start-up lands contract with NHS England
25 January 2017

“An Edinburgh-based technology start-up that helps people find the care to meet their needs has landed a deal with NHS England as it aims to “disrupt” the £20 billion market.”

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Coronavirus latest: How care homes can support staff post-pandemic
23 June 2020

“While there is no shortage of staff and volunteers for the UK’s care sector, Andrew Parfery, Care Sourcer CEO and co-founder, told Express.co.uk that the mental burden on these workers can be devastating.”

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Swallows hit new heights in time of global crisis
13 April 2020

“Care Sourcer is a good example of a Scottish tech start-up that has gone above and beyond in adapting its offering in the collective fight against the pandemic.”

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Edinburgh health tech firm to create 70 jobs after £1.5m grant

28 August 2019

“An Edinburgh-based healthcare tech company is to create 70 new jobs after securing a £1.5m grant from Scottish Enterprise.

Care Sourcer has already raised £8.5m from two investors – Legal & General and ADV – to develop technology “to tackle the UK’s care crisis.”


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Health sector start-up Care Sourcer secures £8.5m investment

24 July 2018

“Chief executive Andrew McGinley said expanding the team would allow the business to bring its “care-matching technology to the whole of the UK”.

“In particular, we need skilled engineers and product specialists who can help make our platform as simple to use as possible,” he said.”
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Skyscanner Exit Shines Light On Emerging Edinburgh Tech Scene

15 May 2017

“Care Sourcer matches care providers with the exact needs of the person needing care in a global care market worth $2.3 trillion. The company recently completed seed investment of $700K from Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) and BGF Ventures.”

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Legal & General invests in care start-up dealing with bed-blocking
23 July 2018

“Edinburgh-based Care Sourcer, which matches older people with care providers, has secured a £8.5m in funding from L&G and Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV). It will use the capital to expand across the UK, in an attempt to relieve overwhelmed hospitals.”
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Edinburgh start-up Care Sourcer wins £750000 contract
8 Nov 2017

“A Scottish health tech start-up which matches care seekers with care providers has secured a major contract in England.” Read more