Robina Private Hospital is managed by experienced executive and health professionals.
Robina Private Hospital Chief Executive Officer and National Manager Day Surgeries
Claire has over ten years' experience in the Gold Coast private health sector, including private practice management; specialist recruitment; and the commissioning and operational management of surgical facilities.
Prior to joining Healthe Care, Claire was General Manager of Gold Coast Surgical Hospital. In this capacity, she was involved with the commissioning of the greenfield surgical hospital including staff and specialist recruitment; overseeing hospital operations and maintaining full oversight of private practice during the hospital's ramp up and ongoing operations.
In May 2017, Claire joined Healthe Care and as National Manager Day Surgeries, has maintained operational oversight of the Group's day surgery portfolio, also contributing to strategic Mergers and Acquisitions opportunities in the day surgery sector.
As Robina Private Hospital CEO, Claire oversees doctor recruitment and service development to strategically grow the hospital as the central Gold Coast's only private hospital, with all the service offerings of a large metropolitan hospital conveniently located on the Gold Coast. She is passionate about delivering a high level of private health care across all services to the Gold Coast community.
Claire has completed a Bachelor of Business at Swinburne University and is currently undertaking a Master of Business Administration.
Director of Clinical Services
Dr Michael Hagan
Director of Medical Services
Dr Michael Hagan is a Consultant Psychiatrist with a particular interest in adult, young adult and adolescent psychiatry. He has a broad interest in the care of patients with psychiatric conditions including PTSD and ADHD, and assisting in the management of acute and chronic mental health challenges.
Dr Hagan accepts appointments and referrals for individuals aged 13 and over.
Since 1993, he has practiced in both Queensland at Currumbin Clinic and Western Australia. Dr Hagan has been Director of Services for addiction and child and adolescent psychiatric services, and holds a Diploma of Obstetrics and Certificate in Child and Adolescence and is a member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). Throughout his career, he has also taken an active involvement in the education of medical students and trainee Psychiatrists.
In his capacity as Director of Medical Services at Robina Private Hospital, Dr Hagan has played a critical role in the ongoing development of the Hospital’s comprehensive range of private services and patient-centred care.
Dr Penny King
Director of Older Persons Mental Health, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Penny King is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychogeriatrician with a particular interest in older persons mental health and caring for people with cognitive disorders.
Dr King has worked in both public and private sectors as a Consultant Psychiatrist since 1998. She has been an International Fellow with the National Health Service in the United Kingdom. She is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, member of the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age, member of the Australian Medical Association and International Psychogeriatric Association.
She holds the academic titles of Senior Lecturer with Griffith University School of Medicine and Honorary Adjunct Assistant Professor at Bond University Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine.
Dr King coordinates and convenes a local collaborative interest group for medical specialists who care for older people. Dr King is the Director of Older Persons Mental Health Services at Robina Private Hospital and in that role sees patients in her private practice and hospital inpatients.
Dr King supervises the outpatient and inpatient programs for older people at Robina Private Hospital and is continually refining and improving the programmes offered. She also visits a number of residential aged care facilities in the southern Gold Coast area.
Dr King has expertise in the area of assessment of mental capacity for decision-making and legal matters.