Our leadership team

National Home Nurse, part of 24-7Healthcare Australia’s largest network of home visiting healthcare professionals. Proudly Australian, our service has a 30 year history of providing  quality healthcare in the home, community settings or at aged care facilities.

With accredited standardsour reputation for quality care is built on the solid foundation of our Clinical governance and framework.

Our Executive Management Team works collaboratively to ensure the business provides exceptional, accessible and sustainable healthcare.

Executive management team

  • John Pappalardo

    Executive Chairman

    John is an experienced executive who has worked across a number of major industries including healthcare, logistics and manufacturing. He has a track record in driving increased shareholder value through business growth and profit improvement programs.

    John has spent the last 12 years in healthcare, taking particular satisfaction from the higher social responsibility that is bestowed upon healthcare organisations. He is of a clear view that quality and patient-centricity is at the heart of our business purpose.

  • Dr Umberto Russo

    Chief Medical Officer

    Dr Russo has more than two decades’ experience both in General Practice and medical deputising. He established Adelaide’s leading medical deputising service prior to merging with 13SICK, National Home Doctor Service. Dr Russo works closely with the Board overseeing clinical governance, policies and procedures.

  • Robert Turner

    Chief Financial Officer

    Robert is a finance leader with experience across a number of industries, including software, technology, hospitality, and gaming. He has held senior roles as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer in ASX listed and PE owned companies over a career spanning 30 years. He brings to National Home Nurse experience in strategy formulation, business planning and execution, as well as strong financial control and governance.