Government schedule to fix critical health assets 'at risk'

A Radio NZ article.

The government’s first-ever plan for upgrading hundreds of unfit – and sometimes unsafe – hospital facilities is encountering a lot of delays..

Almost half of the 27 projects at the new Health Infrastructure Unit that’s doing the plan are marked as “schedule at risk”, in an OIA response from the Ministry of Health.

Even what was meant to be the “urgent” identification of “critical” health assets has been held up, and this is meant to set out a pipeline of nationally significant health investments for the next four years.

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