The Healthscope Board is committed to maintaining high standards of corporate governance which it considers to be core to creating and delivering value for its shareholders.
Copies of some of Healthscope's key documents relating to corporate governance can be accessed below.
Corporate Governance Statement
Board and Committee Charters
The charters below set out the role and responsibilities for the Board and each of the 3 permanent committees which have been formed to assist the Board in the discharge of its responsibilities.
Code of Conduct
Our Board and management are committed to our Code of Conduct which is based on our core values and on the expectations of our clients, of shareholders, and of the broader community.
Our Code of Conduct aims:
- to promote a high level of professionalism and provide a benchmark for ethical and professional behaviour throughout Healthscope
- to promote a healthy, respectful and positive workplace and environment for all our employees
- to support our business reputation and corporate image within the wider community.
Other Company Policies
Healthscope is committed to complying with its obligations under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the Listing Rules of ASX Limited to keep the market fully informed of information which may have a material effect on the price or value of Healthscope’s securities.
Healthscope has adopted a Policy for Dealing in Securities which is intended to explain the types of dealings in securities that are prohibited under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and establish a best practice procedure for the buying and selling of Healthscope securities. Our Policy for Dealing in Securities applies to all Directors, officers, senior executives and employees of Healthscope and its related bodies corporate and their connected persons.
Healthscope recognises the importance of aligning Non-Executive Director interests with the long term interests of shareholders and considers that a meaningful investment in Healthscope shares demonstrates this alignment.
Healthscope recognises the importance of aligning executive interests with the long term interests of shareholders and considers that a meaningful investment in Healthscope shares demonstrates this alignment.
Healthscope’s Policy on Non-Audit Services applies to the engagement of the external auditor to supply non audit services.
Healthscope’s Market Disclosure and Communications Policy aims to ensure that shareholders are kept informed of all major developments affecting the state of affairs of Healthscope. The policy also recognises that potential investors and other interested stakeholders may wish to obtain information about Healthscope from time to time.
Healthscope recognises that people are its most important asset and is committed to the maintenance and promotion of workplace diversity.