01 July, 2019

Cura Day Hospitals Group Welcomes New CEO/DoN to The Eye Hospital

Cura Day Hospitals Group is pleased to announce that Ben Roberts has been appointed to the role of CEO/Director of Nursing at The Eye Hospital in Launceston effective Monday 1st July.

Mr Roberts has more than 15 years nursing experience encompassing clinical nursing and management roles and joins the group most recently from Hobart Day Surgery where he held the role of Assistant Director of Nursing.

Cura Day Hospitals Group’s Chief Executive Officer, Peter Freeleagus, said he was delighted that Mr Roberts would be joining the Group, now comprising 21 facilities nationally.

“Ben is an experienced health care professional who will bring strategic orientation to the role along with an emphasis on developing organisational capability”, said Mr Freeleagus.

“He has exceptional knowledge of ophthalmic day hospital management with an acute focus on quality, infection prevention and control as well as human and physical resources.”

Mr Robert’s background also incorporates health professional education and the development of content for undergraduate and registered health practitioners’ competencies.

He holds several qualifications including a Master of Health Management, Post Graduate Certificates in Clinical Nursing and Emergency Nursing and a Bachelor of Nursing.

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For further information:

Peter Freeleagus, Chief Executive Officer
Cura Day Hospitals Group

About The Eye Hospital

The Eye Hospital was purpose built in 1993, when the increasingly sophisticated and specialised nature of ophthalmic surgery was recognised.  The Eye Hospital was the first registered day procedure centre in Tasmania. and has always strived to achieve best practice to ensure patient safety and care. The Eye Hospital has 3 operating theatres utilising the latest state-of-the-art equipment together with a fully equipped first and second stage recovery unit. Theatre facilities for dental procedures requiring general anaesthesia are also performed in the safe and controlled environment of the hospital. In August 2013, The Eye Hospital became part of the Cura Day Hospitals Group.

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 21 leading facilities, that are utilised by over 700 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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