Management team

St John of God Bendigo Hospital provides an extensive range of private health care services to the Bendigo community and its surrounding areas. 

Michelle Stares - Chief Executive Officer

Director of Nursing and Clinical Services Jayne BoyleJayne Boyle - Director of Nursing and Clinical Services

Jayne Boyle was appointed Director of Nursing and Clinical Services in December 2013. She has a long association with St John of God Bendigo Hospital. She was Perioperative Services Coordinator for eight years and more recently spent three years as Quality and Risk and Infection Control Coordinator.

Director of Mission Phil BrethertonPhil Bretherton - Director of Mission

Phil Bretherton has come to St John of God after nearly four decades in Catholic Education. As a teacher, principal and system leader, Phil has extensive experience in leadership and formation at a community and system level. Phil’s qualifications include a Dip.,Ed.,B.Ed.,Grad. Dip Relgious Education and a Masters in Educational Leadership. Phil’s recent work as Assistant to the Director of Catholic Education in Sandhurst has included support for Governance, Compliance and Senior Leadership. Phil also has experience in Pastoral Theology gained through formal study at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). Phil’s key role is to support SJGHC Bendigo with the integration of its Mission as part of the Church and continue to support reflection on the Catholic Identity of the hospital and its outreach services as it negotiates a more secular and pluralist society.

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