Who’s Moving (October 2013) Keep track with the latest news on leadership movements within healthcare, academia and life sciences globally.
Ms Ngaire Buchanan is moving from Auckland DHB as General Manager, Clinical Operations to join St Vincents & Mater Health Service as the Chief Operating Officer.
Associate Professor Alan O’Connor, previously the Director of Emergency at Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Queensland is moving to South Australia to take up the post of Network Clinical Director Emergency for the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network.
Mr Philip Balmer is set to start as Director, Hospital Services for Counties-Manukau District Health Board. Mr Balmer is leaving his position with Bay of Plenty Health Board as Chief Operating Officer.
Ms Lynne Bickerstaff is leaving Victoria and Monash Health where she was Director of Operations and Nursing at Monash Medical Centre, to take up the position of General Manager Camden & Campbelltown Hospitals in the South Western Sydney Local Health District.
Ms Katherine Preston is moving to Tasmania to take up the position of Nurse Unit Manager Obstetrics of Hobart Private Hospital having previously been the Nurse Unit Manager Maternity at Gympie Hospital.
In a change of industry, Ms Karen Mills is moving from Westfield as a Centre Manager of North Rocks to take up the position of Operations Improvement Manager with Primary Health Care.
Taking on the position of Manager – Care and Lifestyle at Sugarloaf Gardens Aged Care is Ms Kathleen Morilla who was previously the Deputy Director of Nursing at Principal Hillside.
Mr Joel George is moving from New Zealand where he was General Manager/CEO at various Health Services to take up the position of General Manager, Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital.
Over in Western Australia, Dr Margaret Sturdy is moving from Hollywood Private Hospital to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer and Director of Medical Services at Peel Health Campus. Dr Sturdy is being replaced by the previous Deputy Director of Medical Services at Hollywood Private, Dr Daniel Heredia.
Mr Ian Power is moving from Griffith Base Hospital to take up the position as General Manager at Shellharbour Hospital.
Ms Susi Tegan is taking up the position of CEO at the Medical Technology Association of Australia having previously been CEO at the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthamologists. The appointment comes as Ms Anne Trimmer moves on from MTAA after being appointed as Secretary General for the Australian Medical Association.