Lingard Private Hospital is managed by experienced Executive and Leadership teams.
Chief Executive Officer
Dawn is a senior hospital and healthcare executive who succeeds by putting the integrity of her relationships with people first. She is values-based leader, and a strong advocate of face-to-face communication. She invests real time and energy into earning and building the trust and respect of the staff, doctors, and stakeholders she works with. Everything that she does and says is built on the foundation of integrity, trust, honesty, and equally accountable respect-based behaviour.
Her life and career has taken her to some wonderful places, and she has had the privilege of living and working in some beautiful continents, including the UK, USA, NZ and Australia. She has held CEO and Managing Director titles in the private and public sector, for leading Australian and international health, hospital and specialist surgical groups. She has honed her experience in challenging and highly regulated markets, allowing her to evolve her understanding of how to continually drive innovation, service improvement and sustainable bottom-line growth in some of the world’s most complex and competitive healthcare markets.
Dawn believes that better service for patients and communities cannot be delivered in isolation. She is a passionate advocate of improving the understanding and the collaboration across the health system, in order to forge sustainable partnerships which improve the access and quality of care for all.
Director of Clinical Services
Shae has extensive specialist clinical nursing experience across emergency and orthopaedic medicine. She has held management roles across the public and private health sector and is thrilled to bring her skills and experience to the team at Lingard. Shae's commitment to quality improvement has seen her lead a number of successful projects improving patient outcomes and experience. Shae has a passion for leading and developing the team to provide exceptional
and individualised care in partnership with the patient and their family.
Alex was appointed as Lingard Private Hospital's Finance Manager in August 2019. Prior to this Alex worked across various industries including mining, travel and tourism.
Alex has over 20 years’ experience in financial and management accounting, working for large multinational commodity trading businesses. Alex maintains a strong commitment to working with managers at all levels, around financial planning and analysis. Alex is Chartered Accountant and holds a dual degree in Business and Commerce from the University of Queensland.
Mary has over 25 years of experience in administration. She's worked in various roles including Manager for a family-owned business. Mary has worked in high profile organisations including the EPA, the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health before taking up her current role in 2005. Working closely with the CEO and the Executive Team, Mary has a firm understanding of the organisation.
Regional Marketing and Communications Manager
Isha joined the Healthe Care group in 2021, and is responsible for all aspects of marketing, communications, public relations, sponsorships and engagement for Lingard Private and Maitland Private Hospitals. Isha has more than 15 years experience working in the health sector and has held marketing and communications roles for organisations including Ronald McDonald House Charities, Wesley Mission and Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick. You can contact Isha at [email protected]
Clinical Management Team
Surgical 1 Nurse Unit Manager Michelle Jones
Surgical 2 Nurse Unit Manager Kerri Burwell
Day Surgery & Recovery Nurse Unit Manager Jen Sheehy
PreOperative Clinic Nurse Unit Manager Emily Allard
Rehabilitation Nurse Unit Manager Janet Kleeman
Theatre Nurse Unit Manager Adam Dagg
Anaesthetics Nurse Unit Manager Phil Boyers
Intensive Care Nurse Unit Manager Karley Wootton
Cardiac Services Manager Nagendra Rajashekar
Lingard Day Centre Nurse Unit Manager Karina Fallins
Bed Manager Emily Allard
After Hours Manager Alan Smedley
Infection Control Coordinator Kylie Linton
Education Coordinator Francis Simenthy
Staff Development Coordinator Sophie Farrell
Non Clinical Management Team
Performance Improvement & Risk Manager Anthony Marsh
Hotel Services Manager Kathryn Lamont
Allied Health Manager Michael Delore
Administration Manager Karen Williams
Patient Accounts Manager Cathy Cox
Health Information Manager Jemima Bush
CSSD Manager Kim Proctor
Stores Manager Estelle Edwards
Veterans' Liaison Officer Allied Health Team Member
Facility Manager David Fleming
Return to Work and WHS Coordinator Annika Batchelor