GMHBA announces new Clinical Director to lead Health and Branch Network

GMHBA has appointed Janine Haigh as its new Director of Clinical Care, bringing her exceptional experience and depth of knowledge to support the regional private health insurer’s Health and Branch Network. 

With a remit that spans Western Victoria (including Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Warrnambool and Portland) the pivotal senior leadership role will be accountable to lead and oversee all clinicians in our Eye Care, GP, Dental, Physiotherapy and Hub locations. 

Janine is a highly regarded clinical leader with over 25 years’ executive leadership experience within ASX-listed companies, Private Equity and not-for-profit organisations. 

Her expertise lies within mental health and acute private hospital sectors, most recently as the General Manager and Director of Nursing at The Geelong Clinic for the past 11 years. She has also held the same role at St Helens Private Hospital, Geelong Private Hospital and St John of God Healthcare. 

Chief Operating Officer (Health & Branch Network) Natalie Lanarus said GMHBA was committed to delivering exceptional healthcare experiences. 

“Now more than ever we know that our members and patients are focused on their health and wellbeing, and we have an important role to play in supporting them on their health journeys and connecting them with specialist services,” she said.  

“It’s a huge benefit to our members and patients to have Janine join our team at GMHBA, as her wealth of clinical expertise and genuine passion towards improved patient outcomes is an important addition to our amazing organisation.” 


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