The Trust Deeds of the Foundation provide for a maximum of five directors to oversee the foundation. More recently, an incorporated body, the Werribee District Hospital Foundation Ltd, was appointed as Trustee and a majority of the inaugural trustees now constitute the new board.
The majority of directors must reside in the City of Wyndham and all must be persons of high standing by virtue of their past or present profession or reputation. Any vacancy on the board is filled following public advertisement and the position of chair is rotated every two years. Current Directors of the Foundation are:
Dr Jason Goh
Jason has been a resident of Point Cook since 2011, and is the Director of Medical Services at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators.
Daniel McDonald has been living in the region for many years. Daniel enjoys giving back to the community and has volunteer with various other community organisations. Daniel is Chief Executive Officer for one of Australia’s oldest law firms.
Mr Nik Tsardakis
Inaugural Director of the Werribee Hospital Foundation, Nik Tsardakis also has fifteen years experience as Director (Past Chairman) in residential aged care and a thirty-seven year working career in banking, capital markets and financial services. Nik is passionate about the availability and quality of local public health care in Wyndham.
Dr Callum Scott
A finance broker and former lecturer at the University of Melbourne, Callum is originally from Scotland and has lived in Wyndham since 1989. Callum served as an Officer at the RAAF, based at Laverton and Point Cook. Callum is currently a Chair of Manor Court Werribee Aged Care Ltd and Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Hoppers Crossing.
Senior health manager, clinician and academic, Caroline has worked within the health industry for over ten years and has a keen interest in ensuring residents of the local community have access to the best possible service and that those services grow and develop as the population does.
With over 25 years experience in the Healthcare sector, including management roles at the The Alfred Hospital, Epworth HealthCare and The Valley Private Hospital, Jim brings executive leadership within the sector and a passion to make a difference.
Nicole was born, raised and educated in Werribee. Her father Peter Nation ran a successful business in the town and mother was a nurse at Werribee District Hospital laying a strong foundation and work ethic. Nicole is the Perioperative Educator at Mercy Health and also a tutor for Australian College of Nursing.
INTENSIVE CARE UNIT OPENS AUGUST 2018
The new intensive care unit at Werribee Mercy Hospital has opened and will provide the people of Wyndham more theatres and beds. Hospital waiting times for emergency care and elective surgery will be reduced and patients will get the treatment they need sooner. This significant expansion includes 8 intensive care beds, 6 additional operating theatres,….more info
CAMPAIGN TO PURCHASE A ROTEM AUGUST 2018
The first Mercy Cup, 4th August 2018. from REEL State Films on Vimeo. Time is critical when dealing with situations involving large blood loss, such as with obstetrics and surgical interventions. Having an advanced diagnostic machine that analyses the coagulation of blood, not only saves time by helping to guide clinical decisions for blood transfusions,….more info
Campaign to purchase a Rotem
Time is critical when dealing with traumatic injuries and in surgical procedures that may result in heavy bleeding. Having an advanced diagnostic machine that analyses the coagulation of blood, not only saves time by helping to guide clinical decisions for blood transfusions, it most importantly, saves lives. A Rotem blood analyser machine will soon be….more info