Acurity board backs redevelopment of Wakefield hospital

Fri, 08 Aug 2014

By Paul McBeth Aug. 8 (BusinessDesk) - The board of Acurity Health Group has backed a plan to redevelop its flagship Wakefield hospital in Wellington, an upgrade touted by potential buyers as the biggest hurdle facing the private hospital operator. Chief executive Ian England told shareholders in Wellington the board resolved to approve the redevelopment, and has appointed a working group made up of specialists, directors and management to define what's needed to bring the hospital up to earthquake code and establish cost processes. While...

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