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GMHBA announces new Clinical Director to lead Health and Branch Network

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Janine Haigh

Tuesday 5 December 2023

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 to 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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About us

GMHBA is an Australian not for profit health insurance and care company. We have served the community since 1934, and with almost 90 years’ experience, we have become Australia’s leading regionally based not for profit private health insurer.

Through our personalised approach and exceptional customer service, we put the health and wellbeing of our members and communities first. Our approach is guided by our philosophy, Healthier Together and decisions are made with our members first and foremost in mind.

Contact details:

GMHBA Head of Corporate Communications Meg Rayner: 0458 418 823 or


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