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Caleb Lewis TUCKER

MB ChB (NZ) 1943, FRCS (Eng) 1949, FRACS 1957, MCCM (NZ) 1980, FFAPHM

Born Ashburton 12 May 1919                                 Died Wellington 23 Nov 2012

Caleb Tucker

Educated at Ashburton High School, and at Otago University

HS, Palmerston North Hospital 1944 - 1946

Locum RMO, St Mary's Hospital for Women and Children, Plaistow, England 1946

Postgraduate studies at the Middlesex Hospital, London (primary FRCS course) 1946 - 1947

HS, Miller General Hospital, Greenwich 1947. Attended course at the Cancer Hospital (Royal Marsden).

Locum Surgical Registrar, Canadian Red Cross Hospital, Taplow, 1948

HS, then Orthopaedic Registrar, at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary 12/1948 - 1/1950

Surgical Registrar, Lambeth Hospital, London 1950. Also, locum Surgical Registrar, Woolwich Memorial Hospital, Shooters Hill.

Locum Surgeon-Superintendent, Ashburton Hospital 1951

Full-time Surgeon, Oamaru Hospital 1951 - 1954

Surgeon-Superintendent, Oamaru Hospital 1955 - 1964

Study leave 1960, doing a course in Birmingham, and was attached to the surgical department of the Bristol Royal Infirmary

Superintendent-in-Chief, Wellington Hospital Board 18 Jan 1965 - 11 May 1984

photograph courtesy Caleb Tucker
Last updated 31 October 2016.