MB BS (Lond) 1969, LRCP (Lond) MRCS (Eng) 1969, MRCP (UK) 1980, FRACP 1998

Born Blackpool, England 29 Dec 1944

Fred Hirst

Educated at Kingswood School, Bath, Somerset, and at the Royal Free Hospital Medical School and London University

HS / HP, St Alban's City Hospital, Hertfordshire 1969-1970

SHO and Registrar Geriatric Medicine, Withington Hospital, Sth Manchester 1971-1973

SHO Medicine, Crumpsall Hospital, Nth Manchester 1973-1974

Medical Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1974

Admitting Medical Officer (medical patients), A&E Department, Wellington Hospital 1974-1975

General Practitioner, Paraparaumu Beach and Visiting MO, Paraparaumu Geriatric Hospital 1975-1979

Clinical Assistant, Geriatric and Psychogeriatric Medicine, Manor Park Hospital, Bristol 1979-1981

Senior Registrar, Geriatric Medicine, Bristol General Hospital 1981-1982

Specialist Physician in Geriatric Medicine, MidCentral DHB 1982-current

Clinical Director, Services for the Elderly, MidCentral DHB 1991-2005

President, NZ Geriatrics Society 1988-1991

ANZSGM representative on Ministerial reference group which reviewed the '2007 amendments to the PPPR Act 1988'; 2012 - 2014.  The resulting 'Statutes Amendment Act 2016 amending the PPPR Act 1988' came into force in March 2017 primarily strengthening/ improving the Enduring Powers of Attorney legislation.

NLP Master Practitioner 2000

Communication skills presenter/trainer 2000 - 2017

Trustee on Board of Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North, 2012 - present

photograph courtesy Fred Hirst
Last updated 12 September 2017.