BON Secours Dublin, one of the biggest private hospitals in Ireland, has appointed Sharon Morrow as CEO.
he hospital recently announced plans to open a new €14m surgical and oncology day ward that will create 80 new jobs when it opens in June next year.
Ms Morrow has held senior roles in the public, private and voluntary sector, most recently as Director of the All Island Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Network, which manages a cross-border service delivery model for congenital heart disease in children.
She trained as a nurse in the Adelaide Hospital, Dublin and was later a project manager at Tallaght University Hospital.
She also worked as a Directorate Business Manager at St James’s Hospital and as National Clinical Care Programme Manager with the HSE, before returning to Tallaght University Hospital as Deputy CEO and chief operations officer and was CEO of the Laura Lynn Children’s Hospice, before joining the the All-Island CHD Network.
Speaking about her appointment, Ms Morrow said: “I am delighted to be joining Bon Secours Health System Group at a time of great expansion and am excited to work with, and contribute to, the experienced team in Glasnevin to help them continue the exceptional care for which they are known.”
The Bon Secours Group here in Ireland is part of the Bon Secours Mercy Health Group based in Ohio. The Irish arm operates a number of private hospitals and clinics around the country. It employs about 3,700 people.
The Bon Secours hospital group saw its profits in Ireland surge to €8.1m last year from €1m in 2020 as turnover rose to €365.2m, newly-filed accounts show.