St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne announces new Chief Executive

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Pictured: Nicole Tweddle, Chief Executive

Nicole Tweddle has been appointed St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne’s (SVHM) new Chief Executive. Nicole brings a depth of experience to the role, having dedicated more than two decades to healthcare.

Of her many accomplishments, Nicole has served in Executive Director positions in a number of roles across The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Women’s and The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.  

She was also Director of Commissioning, Performance and Regulation at the Department of Health, where she managed state-wide hospital performance. Nicole then returned to the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre as Chief Operating Officer, where she also spent 10 months as Interim Chief Executive. 

Nicole joined SVHM in April 2021 as Executive Director of Acute Services. During her time with SVHM, Nicole has led the hospital’s acute services through its operational response to COVID-19.

“I’m incredibly honoured to lead St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne,” Nicole said.   

“Our health service was founded almost 130 years ago by the Sisters of Charity, who were pioneering and determined to offer first-class care to the community, especially to those most in need. I’m excited to build on this legacy through our commitment to delivering outstanding patient care, to grow our current and future workforce, and to undertake research that has lasting impact.”    

Nicole will commence her role as Chief Executive at SVHM from 31 August 2022.