Catherine McNamara

Director of Operations, Al Ain

Years of experience


Catherine McNamara joined Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Centre as a highly experienced healthcare leader, with over 30 years providing quality, outcome focused care in both clinical and leadership roles.

Most recently, Catherine established the first fully integrated Case Management program within Abu Dhabi during her time at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City. The program provided an integrated patient focused approach to Coordination of Care, combining the skills of Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers and Therapists to ensure quality service delivery across the complete Transition of Care spectrum. Catherine has developed a Case Management program at Cambridge, which resulted in successful Transition of Care services, using a structured approach to assist the individual reach their personal optimal level of wellness and functional ability.

Catherine is now the Director of Clinical Operations for both Abu Dhabi and Al Ain campuses. She works closely with the Nursing Care, Pharmacy Operations, Case Management, Clinical Education, and Patient Experience, supporting our teams to provide world class care to our patients and their families.

Catherine has occupied senior nursing positions in her home country, Australia, where she gained extensive experience in Neonatal and Adult Medicine and Surgery. Apart from her nursing qualifications, she holds an MBA from Chifley Business School, Australia.