Care 24-7 strives to provide the highest quality 24/7 Emergency Care in Australia with a continual focus on excellence.
We pride ourselves on providing health care services to our local communities in a caring environment within high standard Emergency Centres.
We currently operate out of two locations – the Wakefield Emergency Department (Calvary Wakefield Hospital in Adelaide) and the Buderim Emergency Centre (Buderim Private Hospital on the Sunshine Coast).
Our Emergency Centres are:
- privately owned
- not government funded
- provide immediate care for adults and children 24 hours, 7 days a week, including public holidays.
We have set high standards for our organisation, our people and how we operate. Our set of core values form the foundation on which we interact with our patients, communities, stakeholders and partners.
Care 24-7’s values are:
- Evidence-based best practice medicine encompassing a timely approach to technology
- Reliability, integrity and consistency
- Representation and advocacy
- Managing the whole patient journey
- Compassion, Respect, Justice, Working Together, Leading through Learning
Our Leadership Team
Our leadership team is comprised of high performers from diverse backgrounds who are responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of Care 24-7 Pty Ltd.
Dr Sharad Pandit (Managing Director)
MBBS, FACEM, FACEP, MBA
Sharad is the Managing Director of Care 24-7 and has vast years of international experience including India, Germany, UK and the USA and has been resident in Australia since 2002. Sharad has held senior consultant positions in Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine in the United States and Australia and has been in charge of the Calvary Wakefield Emergency Department since 2011.
Sharad is a passionate and driven high performer who enjoys giving back to the community and continues his passion for learning as evidenced through his MBA studies.
Sharad is, and continues to be, a high-level athlete competing in national and international Table Tennis events and has numerous national titles to his name. Sharad is a volunteer international classifier for Para Table Tennis.
Paul Langley (Chief Executive Officer)
DIPBUS., GAICD, CERT GOV (ADMIN.), GIA (CERT), MRMIA, OLY
Paul is responsible for the management of the Care 24-7 group and has over 20 years’ experience in senior management positions in a highly complex, multilayered and regulated industry. Paul’s roles have included senior governance, risk, compliance and company secretarial functions.
Paul is collaborative by nature and builds strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure positive outcomes for all parties and the community in which Care 24-7 operates.
On a personal note, Paul has represented Australia at the Olympic Games as a competitor, team manager and coach and holds numerous Australian and international titles. Paul is an active volunteer in the community and is an experience Board member on numerous non-for-profit Boards. Paul is married with 2 children.
Brenton Thorne (General Manager)
Brenton has over 15 years’ experience contributing to the growth and evolution of organisations by aligning people and systems to generate efficiency and insight. Working in diverse roles including Corporate Services Manager, IT Project Manager and Customer Account Manager,
Brenton takes great satisfaction in identifying and developing opportunities to align purpose, people and process with the objectives of the business.
Brenton is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).
Our team of specialists work alongside a team of Emergency Medicine Career Medical Officers (CMOs) with extensive years of emergency medicine experience.
Please see each Emergency Centre’s location page for more details on our specialists.