A message from the CEO
June and July have continued to be busy at Nexus, with the rebranding of Nexus’ 13 hospitals now nearly complete. Each facility has taken on a new logo, uniting the group under a single brand. This represents an important step on the Nexus journey to create a readily identifiable hospital group with a reputation of partnering with doctors to create a bespoke surgical environment.
Another hospital joins the Nexus fold
I am delighted to announce that in July we welcomed our 14th hospital to join us on that journey, with Pennant Hills Day Surgery becoming part of the Nexus Group on the 31st of July.
Pennant Hills Day Surgery, located in Sydney’s north is a modern three theatre facility currently supporting endoscopy and pain management services. Originally founded in 1987, Pennant Hills Day Surgery is owned by Dr John Napoli and is an institution in the local community, having serviced North western Sydney and the Hills area for over 30 years.
In 2015, the hospital was relocated to a new, purpose built facility at 361 Pennant Hills Road, with an architecturally designed façade which reflects the attention to clinical detail housed inside.
Pennant Hills Day Surgery complements the existing portfolio of Nexus hospitals, nurturing a strong culture of collaborative care, with services tailored to meet the exact requirements of doctors using the facility, and ensuring patients receive the highest standard of care and a positive experience as a patient. .
As well as considerably strengthening Nexus’ presence in endoscopy services, Pennant Hills Day Surgery provides Nexus with a high quality site in Sydney’s north west. In line with our successful expansion of other facilities that have joined the group, we plan to work with local specialists to expand the surgical services at this location.
I would like to welcome John Napoli and the Pennant Hills team to Nexus. John’s leadership, and his staff’s commitment to clinical excellence, has provided Nexus with an unprecedented opportunity to consolidate ourselves as leaders in the delivery of endoscopy services, as well as providing an excellent fit with our considerable experience in pain management services. It has been a pleasure getting to know this team, and we are very excited to include them as part of the Nexus group.
Marion Beamish , Administration Manager and Michele Devine, Nursing unit Manager at Pennant Hills Day Surgery.
New Orthopaedics Services at Vermont Private
The team at Vermont Private Hospital have this month successfully commenced orthopaedic services. This has been another great example of tremendous support and teamwork with our other Nexus facilities servicing orthopaedics to implement a new service that has been delivered seamlessly. Both patients and doctors have been delighted with the level of care right from the very first list.
In line with our commitment to customising services to meet the requirements of our surgeon partners, we have developed a short stay model that is designed to allow joint replacement patients to return to the comfort of their own home in a timely fashion. As a result of the excellent work by the whole clinical team, this has resulted in the successful delivery of Australia’s first day-only total knee replacement being undertaken at Vermont Private.
This is an important step in continuing our dedication to deliver better patient outcomes. Congratulations to the whole team at Vermont Private.
Chief Executive Officer
Nexus Hospital Group
Nexus Pulse News December 9, 2019
Message from the CEO
Thank you for a year of continued great care and big achievements! 2019 has been a year of great achievements for Nexus Hospitals, and I would like to start by thanking each one of our staff and all our visiting medical officers for your contribution to our most important task – caring for the patients […]
News November 29, 2019
Nexus vision to continue with new partnership
We are delighted to announce today that one of Australia’s largest investment managers, QIC Limited (QIC), has acquired a majority stake in Nexus Hospitals, on behalf of its managed funds and clients. QIC brings a sophisticated, long-term, strategic approach to their investments across a range of infrastructure assets across the transport, energy and utilities and […]
News November 7, 2019
Medibank Zero Out of Pocket Joint Surgery Partnership
Nexus Hospitals’ partnership with Medibank Private featured in the Australian Financial Review today, with Medibank CEO Craig Drummond highlighting our zero out of pocket joint replacement surgery model as a way of delivering high value healthcare whilst maximising the value of private healthcare expenditure. More information on our zero out of pocket model is available […]
News August 19, 2019
No gap, short stay joint surgery pilot
Vermont Private Hospital has partnered with Medibank Private and Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Daevyd Rodda to pilot a short stay, no gap joint surgery for suitable patients. The model of care featured on Channel 9 News on Monday 19th August.
Press Releases News August 19, 2019
No gap surgery for patients requiring joint replacement
New cooperation between private hospital operator, doctors and health insurer guarantees “no gaps” for patients having joint replacement surgery. Vermont Private Hospital (part of the Nexus Hospitals Group) in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs is the first to offer a new style of private health insurance arrangement guaranteeing that patients needing joint replacement can have their surgery […]
News August 17, 2019
Revolutionary therapy for Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy
Dr Greg Moloney’s ground breaking treatment for Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy was featured on the 730 Report this week. Fuch’s affects 1 in every 25 Australians over the age of 40, and until recently, treatment options have been limited. Dr Moloney, who operates with us at Bondi Junction Private Hospital and Crows Nest Day Hospital, has […]
Press Releases News August 6, 2019
Tasman Private Hospital Development
Announcing our Greenfields development in Hobart Nexus Hospitals Press Release Hospital and associated health services in Hobart will get a much-needed boost with the proposed construction of a new Tasman Private Hospital at 48-52 New Town Road on the site of the old WIN TV studios. The Development Application to the Hobart City Council involving […]
Press Releases News July 25, 2019
Tennyson Centre Day Hospital successful in its tender for public work
We are delighted to announce that Tennyson Centre Day Hospital has been successful in its tender for public work as part of a collaboration between the public and private healthcare sectors in South Australia, aiming to reduce public surgery waiting times. Surgery shake-up as public shift to private As of yesterday, there were 17,462 people […]
Nexus Pulse News June 3, 2019
Message from the CEO
Expanding the Nexus portfolio of world-class hospitals The Nexus journey is a story of partnership. We have a strong commitment to partner with our surgeons and staff, to build a national network of world class, boutique hospitals. This model is underpinned by our commitment to provide highly trained hospital and theatre staff focused on a […]
News February 6, 2019
Optimising Visual Outcomes in Cataract Surgery
Ophthalmologist Dr Johnny Wu, who operates at our Southbank Day Surgery in Perth, recently presented at the 2018 Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Annual Meeting in Thailand. His own clinical trial on the performance of the Vivinex™ Toric T2 intraocular lens formed the basis of his talk on cataract surgery and astigmatism. Click to […]
News Nexus Pulse December 3, 2018
Mindfulness – A focused approach to staff wellbeing
During the year, Nexus has embarked on a group wide initiative to provide mindfulness training to staff across all our hospital sites. We believe strongly in the adage that if we are well, our wellness spills over onto others. This is critical if we are to provide exceptional care for patients in our facilities each and […]
News Nexus Pulse December 3, 2018
Building a quality workforce
We all know that recruiting and retaining high quality, skilled staff is a constant challenge in healthcare. Maintaining a stable and experienced team is central to providing an outstanding experience for doctors and great outcomes for patients. To address this challenge, Bondi Junction Private Hospital (BJPH) has this year piloted two in-house training programs that […]
Nexus Pulse News December 3, 2018
Message from the CEO
Nexus was founded with the aim of partnering with doctors to build a high-quality, national network of surgical hospitals. In the five years since we celebrated our first hospital partnership, we have achieved a large part of this goal. We have openly shared best practices across our hospitals to deliver a better patient experience, increased […]
News August 27, 2018
Troutman Cornea Prize for Young Clinician Investigators
Nexus Hospitals would like to congratulate corneal surgeon Dr Greg Moloney, who operates with us at Crows Nest Day Hospital and Bondi Junction Private Hospital. Greg was recently awarded the prestigious Troutman Cornea Prize for Young Clinician Investigators. The award is bestowed annually by the US-based Cornea Society for the paper judged the most outstanding and innovative in […]
News August 13, 2018
Glaucoma breakthrough identifies genetic markers for those at risk of going blind
Nexus Hospitals would like to congratulate our Hobart Day Surgery surgeon, Professor Alex Hewitt, who is part of a team of Australian researchers studying glaucoma. The group have recently identified new genetic markers that increase the risk of developing the damaging eye disease almost sixfold, giving hope for better prediction, and opening the door to developing preventative […]
News July 31, 2018
Nexus Hospitals welcomes the government’s announcement of Medicare funding for Corneal Cross Linking in the treatment of keratoconus
Nexus Hospitals welcomes the government’s announcement of Medicare funding for Corneal Cross Linking in the treatment of keratoconus, will be added to the Medicare Benefits Scheme from the 1st of May 2018, significantly improving the affordability of this procedure. This funding will allow greater community access to first line treatment of progressive keratoconus, and in suitable […]
News July 24, 2018
Nexus Hospitals supports Interplast Australia & New Zealand
Interplast sends teams of volunteer plastic and reconstructive surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and allied health professionals to provide free life-changing treatment and medical training in developing countries across the Asia Pacific region, including; Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Fiji, and Vanuatu. In […]
News July 29, 2017
Radical Sight-Saving Procedure Performed in Australia for the First Time
A radical procedure to restore a patient’s vision using a lens embedded in an extracted tooth has been performed for the first time in the southern hemisphere. The procedure, osteo-odonto keratoprosthesis, was performed at Sydney Eye Hospital by a team led by ophthalmologist and Nexus partner surgeon Dr Greg Moloney. This innovate procedure was the […]
News April 16, 2017
Nexus Contributes to Ministerial Advisory Committee on Private Health Insurance Reform
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt is leading a review of the Private Health Insurance system, continuing the work of previous health minister Sussan Ley. As part of this ongoing review, Nexus Director Scott Bell was appointed to represent the day hospitals sector as part of a working group of industry stakeholders including private hospital operators, […]
News April 2, 2017
Volunteer Nursing with Cambodia Vision
Jenny Tate, an ophthalmic nurse based at Kogarah Private Hospital, recently travelled with fellow team member Catherine Perry on a medical mission to a remote Cambodian community. Jenny shares their experiences with us here. Cambodia Vision is a non profit organisation. Their aim is to work in small provincial towns in Cambodia,focusing on blindness prevention […]
Nexus Pulse News December 19, 2016
Nexus Hospitals Newsletter – December 2016
Vermont Private Hospital We are very proud to announce the successful completion and accreditation of Vermont Private Hospital, our brand new development at Vermont South in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. With four operating theatres and private suites to accommodate overnight patients, the hospital has already attracted significant attention from the local medical community. Our first ophthalmic […]
News October 16, 2016
At Nexus we have continued to invest in growth within our existing hospitals by introducing new specialties, additional surgeons and new equipment. Most recently we have included new high-end endoscopic equipment at our Insight Clinic in Albury, new ophthalmic equipment in Charlestown to support the introduction of a retinal surgery and the provision of operating theatre […]
News August 15, 2016
Bondi Junction Private Hospital
On 9 June 2016 Nexus acquired Bondi Junction Private Hospital, a two theatre overnight facility located in the heart of Bondi Junction in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Bondi Junction Private was historically focused primarily on plastic and ENT surgery. However, we recently established a high-quality ophthalmology service at Bondi Junction Private which is actively engaged with surgeons from […]
News August 1, 2016
National Day Surgeries joins forces with Nexus Hospitals
National Day Surgeries has a proud history of developing hospital projects in conjunction with surgeon ownership that spans over twenty years. Their approach to partnering with surgeons and developing first-class facilities, focusing on best practice patient care, resonates strongly with the Nexus philosophy. For this reason the two groups have found a very strong alignment […]
News June 15, 2016
Nexus continues its exciting expansion
Nexus is proud to announce that five new hospitals have recently joined our rapidly expanding group. Bondi Junction Private Hospital was acquired by Nexus Hospitals on 9th June 2016 Three facilities owned by National Day Surgeries and associated surgeons also joined the Nexus Hospitals group on 30th June 2016 – Tennyson Centre Day Hospital (Adelaide), […]
News June 15, 2016
New Nexus Facility coming to Vermont South
We are very proud to introduce you to Vermont Private Hospital Being built in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, Vermont Private Hospital is the latest specialist surgical facility for Nexus Hospitals. The hospital’s grand opening is scheduled for September 2016. Vermont Private Hospital has been designed to provide advanced surgical care for patients requiring day or short-stay […]