Acurity to launch Wellington's first private cancer care unit in $20 mln joint venture

Paul McBeth
Fri, 01 Jul 2016

By Paul McBeth July 1 (BusinessDesk) - Acurity Healthcare plans to open Wellington's first private cancer care unit in a $20 million joint venture with Australian cancer care provider Icon Group.  The Wellington-based private hospital operator has been keen on expanding into providing oncology and rehabilitation services and the planned investment with Icon will allow the company to do that, said chief executive Ian England.  "Often cancer patients have some surgery at some point in their treatment and of course, we have a lot of speci...
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