Young Medical was acquired by Q-bital Healthcare Solutions in 2020. The combination of these two entities who both have over two decades of experience in providing additional clinical capacity to replace or supplement existing healthcare facilities brings together an unrivalled knowledge and expertise in the mobile and module healthcare arena .The company can provide a variety of sophisticated mobile solutions and module systems ranging from operating rooms to sterilisation facilities. Facilities can be deployed to maintain healthcare services during refurbishment, service reconfiguration, emergency situations such as natural disasters, or to alleviate long waiting lists.


David Cole

Chief Executive

A mental health nurse by training, David brings with him the benefits of more than 35 years of experience in the health and social care sector. Prior to joining Vanguard, David was CEO at Cygnet Health Care, one of the UK’s largest operators of specialist mental health services.

He has also chaired Choice Care Group, Lighthouse Healthcare and Glenside Care Group. He was CEO of Castlebeck between 2003 and 2007. He has served on the Board of Frosunda, a specialist Swedish care operator, and has acted as an advisor to a wide range of healthcare organisations, including Advent International.


David understands the complexities of regulated healthcare operations, customer expectations, and the need to innovate and develop products to help progress the market. Combining this knowledge with his significant experience of successfully leading and growing healthcare organisations, he is well placed to lead Young Medical in it’s international operations.

Rob van Liefland

Managing Director

A successful, charismatic and creative professional with over twenty-five years of international experience in the medical business-to-business and business-to-customer service arenas. Advisor to and investor in start-ups. Initiator of flexible healthcare solutions with a vision to bring advanced healthcare closer to the patient for an affordable price

E: robvanliefland@young-medical.com

T: +31 6 5478 5876

Tobi Gowers

Chief Financial Officer

Tobi formally of Glenside Care Group and Lighthouse Healthcare joined Vanguard Healthcare Solutions in January 2019 as Chief Financial Officer.


Tobi is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, with over 15 years’ experience in senior finance roles for small to medium size health and social care business taking many through mergers and acquisitions; his experience and expertise will be invaluable at Young Medical. Tobi will be pivotal in setting up the expanding international growth of the business into new territories.

Arjan de Rijke

Operations Director

A business innovator who is always looking for new innovative products and solutions for the healthcare sector. With a large experience in building modular hospitals, especially Operating Theaters, and the know-how of the latest rules and regulations Arjan is able to advise on the best solution for every challenge. 

E: arjanderijke@young-medical.com

T: +31 6 5360 0569


Frieslandhaven 9

3433 PC Nieuwegein

The Netherlands



Frieslandhaven 9

3433PC Nieuwegein

The Netherlands

T: +31(0)33-7600700

E: info@young-medical.com

W: www.young-medical.com

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