17 August, 2017

Cura Day Hospitals Group welcomes new CEO/DoN to Liverpool Eye Surgery

Cura Day Hospitals Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas Edwards as the new CEO/ Director of Nursing at Liverpool Eye Surgery, starting on Monday 21st August.

Nicholas has broad clinical hands on experience, having worked originally as a clinician, right through to Director of Nursing and General Manager roles.

Cura Day Hospitals Group CEO Peter Freeleagus said he was delighted that Nicholas would be joining the Cura Group, which encompasses 19 facilities nationally.

“Nicholas brings a rich and varied background to this role, coupled with a commitment to organisational excellence and a thorough understanding of the private hospital sector,” Mr Freeleagus said.

“I am confident that Nicholas’ leadership experience and qualifications will see him well positioned to make an exceptional contribution to Liverpool Eye Surgery as CEO/ Director of Nursing.”

Nicholas holds a Graduate Cetificate in Intensive Care, Master of Nursing, Master of Applied Health Management and is currently completing his Master of Public Health. He has also lectured to students at the University of Sydney in Human Biology, Nutrition, and Haemodynamics, Fluid Replacement & Inotropes.

Prior to joining Cura, Nicholas was the National Development and Quality Manager for Pulse Health where he was a key figure in the building and fit-out of greenfield hospital developments, managing the roll out of major projects, and responsible for overseeing the licencing and accreditation of 13 hospitals within the Pulse Health Group.

He also previously held the position of General Manager/ Director of Nursing at East Sydney Private Hospital.

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For further information:
Peter Freeleagus, Chief Executive Officer
Cura Day Hospitals Group

About Liverpool Eye Surgery
Liverpool Eye Surgery is a fully accredited, purpose-built ophthalmic day surgery featuring state-of-the-art equipment and advanced technology. Since its opening in 2010, the team of experienced eye surgeons and specialist ophthalmic nurses at Liverpool Eye Surgery have developed a reputation for excellence by providing the highest standard of patient-centred care. Liverpool Eye Surgery joined the Cura Day Hospitals Group in January 2017 as Cura’s 19th facility.

About Cura Day Hospitals Group
Cura is an independent, privately owned company establishing itself as a leading provider of hospital care in Australia. It is also the largest day hospital company in Australia and currently owns 19 leading facilities, that are utilised by over 400 Doctors, across 7 states and territories. The experience of Cura’s management team, supported by a global health company and a well-recognised capital funding organisation, has enabled Cura to firmly establish its position within the health care sector.

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