Gosford Private Hospital is managed by experienced Executive and Leadership teams.
Head of Regional Operations - North
Matt is currently the head of Regional Operations North, which includes Central Coast, Newcastle, the Mid North Coast and Dubbo.
Previously he was the CEO of Gosford Private Hospital and began his health career at the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, Matt was then employed in Birmingham, England, before returning to Australia and obtaining management positions at the Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Randwick, the Mater Hospital, Crows Nest, and as a Change Manager at Gosford Public Hospital. He joined Healthe Care as the Deputy CEO at Gosford Private in 2012 and CEO in 2014.
Chief Executive Officer
Michael brings more than 17 years hospital management experience to the role of Chief Executive Officer at Gosford Private Hospital. Joining in January 2021, Michael’s previous experience includes positions as Hospital Director of the state-of-the art Bangkok Hospital in Thailand and roles as the General Manager of Healthscope’s Newcastle Private Hospital and CEO of Dubbo Private Hospital. Michael is passionate about health care and hospital service management and is focused on strengthening the growth and sustainability of Gosford Private Hospital as the largest private hospital on the Central Coast and as an employer of choice for the region.
Director of Clinical Services
Natasha joined the Gosford Private Hospital team in 2020 as a Nursing Unit Manager before stepping up into the role of Director of Clinical Services in late 2021, bringing with her more than 30 years clinical experience as a Registered Nurse across both private and public hospital settings. With post graduate qualifications in critical care and a clinical career reflecting a diversity of complex patient care and team leadership, Natasha is passionate about growing, nurturing and supporting the next generation of nursing professionals. As Director of Clinical Services she is focused on strengthening the existing values based, strong, team orientated culture with patient centred care at its core.
Executive Assistant to CEO
Sue joined Gosford Private Hospital in January 2009 as the Administration Coordinator of the new Emergency Referral Centre. After the centre closed, she continued to work in Administration as well as two days a week as a Social Worker. In 2011, Sue took on the full time role of Executive Personal Assistant and as the Return to Work Coordinator for the hospital.
Executive Assistant to the leadership team
Sally came to Gosford Private Hospital in 2021 after working for 15 years at private hospitals in Sydney. In her role as Executive Assistant to the Leadership Team, Sally is responsible for looking after the Director of Clinical Services and others in management roles at the hospital.
Perioperative Services Manager
Deana has been part of the team at Gosford Private Hospital since 1994. She has over 18 years experience in Operating Theatres, with 8 years as the Theatre Manager, and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the theatre complex and Endoscopy Centre at Gosford Private.
Regional Finance Manager
Wayne commenced with Healthe Care at the beginning of 2018 and is currently the Regional Finance Manager for Brisbane Waters Private, Gosford Private and Tuggerah Lakes Private Hospitals. He has a broad range of business and financial experience aligned to Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Not-For-Profit and ASX Listed organisations in Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland & USA. Wayne holds a Bachelor of Business Degree.
Regional Marketing and Business Development Manager
Simone joined the Healthe Care group in 2022 and is responsible for all aspects of media, marketing and promotion at Brisbane Waters Private, Gosford Private and Tuggerah Lakes Private Hospitals. She has more than than 15 years’ experience working in marketing, media relations, business development and engagement for organisations.
Clinical Management Team
Manager of Critical Care Service Gerard Matthews
Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse Unit Manager Linden Hurd
Maternity Nurse Unit Manager Elisabeth Herbert
Rehabilitation/Medical Nurse Unit Manager Sarah Frame
Orthopaedic Nurse Unit Manager Christopher Shearwood
Day Oncology Centre - Clinical Coordinator Phillipe Iles
Day Surgery/Post Acute Care Manager Nurse Unit Manager Rachel Vehikite
Surgical 1 and 2 Nurse Unit Manager
Surgical 1 and 2 Clinical Nurse Unit Manager
After Hours Manager
CSSD Manager Rose Meoli
Allied Health Manager Blake Downes
Clinical Manager Operating Suite Garth Abell
Clinical Nurse Unit Manager Operating Suite Grace Velasco
Anaesthetic Nurse Unit Manager Operating Suite Danika Nichols
Endoscopy Centre Nurse Unit Manager Helen Connell
Clinical Support Team
Director of Medical Services Dr Ab Tandel
Chairman Medical Advisory Committee Dr Andrew Hill
Patient Safety & Quality Manager Sarah Frame
Infection Control Coordinator Julie Gregory
Regional Learning & Development Coordinator
Regional Undergraduate Coordinator Barbara Smith
Clinical Nurse Educator Critical Care Rachel Horth
Discharge Planner Trina Cansick
Clinical Document Information Specialist Jeremy Jones
Executive Assistant to the Leadership Team Sally Wallace