Kim Capp

As General Manager / Director of Nursing at South Coast Private, Kim’s role is to lead, develop and nurture experienced and trained clinical and non-clinical staff and to support the many hundreds of people in the local community who have walked through South Coast Private’s doors in the first stage of their recovery from mental health and substance abuse issues.

In her University degree, Kim studied and became a University lecturer at the conclusion of her course curriculum and went on to study her Masters in Nursing with the express purpose of imparting knowledge to the next generation of Nurses and Nursing staff across a broad spectrum of nursing care careers.

“Leadership is an intrinsic quality. Whatever I do in a business leadership capacity, I do with passion. It is about having a collective goal and articulating it to be able to operate as a cohesive multidisciplinary team”.

South Coast Private leads the ongoing battle with mental health disorders by continuing to offer dedicated individualized treatment programs in the care and recovery of those who are suffering from any form of mental health condition along with support for families and carer networks dealing with loved ones suffering mental health distress.

Our mental health hospital and my role specifically extends beyond the walls of our facility and into the immediate community and wider regional network of stakeholders and support groups”.



On 13 April 2017, Healthe Care Australia (“Healthe Care”), Australia’s third largest corporate private hospital operator and pan-Asian health care services group acquired Evolution Healthcare’s three Illawarra hospitals: Shellharbour Private Hospital, South Coast Private Hospital and Wollongong Day Surgery.

Healthe Care currently has:

  • 35 private hospitals (34 in Australia and one in New Zealand)
  • Approaching 7,000 staff
  • Near 2,500 hospital beds

While this website is updated to reflect Healthe Care guidelines, please access information regarding the hospital and its services as usual. For further information about Healthe Care and its 35-strong hospital network, please visit