Payment provider company Klarna has entered a partnership with Finance 4 Group to update the way treatment is paid for in the optical and other healthcare industries.

Practices that have been signed up to Finance 4 Group will have access to Klarna’s credit account solution Slice it, which will allow patients to turn their bills into monthly instalments.

Klarna UK’s general manager Luke Griffiths said: ‘There’s no question that Slice it will transform the way that patients pay for their treatments and we can’t wait to see how the different industries benefit from the convenience of simple payments.’

Founder and managing director at the Finance 4 Group Brian Thompson, added: ‘Our partnership with Klarna means that our clients in the veterinary, optical and dental industries can now provide their patients with flexible payments – helping them access treatments with their wellbeing, not cost, front of mind.’