Gosford Private Hospital is managed by experienced Executive and Leadership teams.
Regional Manager Central Coast & Chief Executive Officer
Matt has been the CEO of Gosford Private Hospital since December 2014, and is the Healthe Care Regional Manager for the Central Coast.
Beginning 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.
Director of Clinical Services
Jen was appointed as the Director of Clinical Services at Gosford Private in 2017. She has more than a decade of experience at the hospital, having previously been employed as a Registered Nurse, then as the Surgical Nurse Unit Manager from 2007-17.
Executive Personal Assistant
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.
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
Damian has been the Regional Finance Manager for the Central Coast since April 2017, and has over 20 years of experience in accounting in a variety of sectors. He is based at Gosford Private and provides support to Brisbane Waters Private and Tuggerah Lakes Private Hospitals.
Regional Communications and Marketing Manager
Jessica joined the Healthe Care group in 2021 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 16 years’ experience working as a corporate communications, marketing, media relations and engagement specialist for organisations including Everymind, NSW Ambulance and Lions Australia.
Clinical Management Team
Manager of Critical Care Service Gerard Matthews
Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse Unit Manager Linden Hurd
Surgical Nurse Unit Manager Natasha Mackey
Surgical Nurse Unit Manager
Maternity Nurse Unit Manager Elisabeth Herbert
Rehabilitation/Medical Nurse Unit Manager Alison Harris
Orthopaedic Nurse Unit Manager Shae Carr
Day Oncology Centre - Clinical Coordinator Phillipe Iles
Day Surgery/Post Acute Care Manager Nurse Unit Manager Rachel Vehikite
Allied Health Manager Blake Downes
Clinical Manager Operating Suite Garth Abell
Clinical Nurse Unit Manager Operating Suite Mandy Akamarmoi
Anaesthetic Nurse Unit Manager Operating Suite Danika Nicholls
Endoscopy Centre Nurse Unit Manager Helen Connell
After Hours Manager
Clinical Support Team
Director of Medical Services Dr David Riley
Chairman Medical Advisory Committee Dr Andrew Hill