A new General Manager has been appointed at Bowral Hospital.
Joel Bardsley has a strong background in health care, having been a Registered Nurse, an Intensive care Paramedic and more recently involved in Operational Management.
A big part of Mr. Bardsley's role will be to oversee the $50 million dollar hospital re - development.
In the meantime he faces pressure from local residents travelling large distances to access renal dialysis services.
Mr. Bardsley says they're currently exploring short and long term options.