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Richard Thomson BUSH

MB ChB (NZ) 1952, DCH 1956, MRCP (Lond) 1957, MRACP 1959, FRACP 1970, FRCP (Lond) 1979

Born Gisborne 7 Sep 1927                          Died Lower Hutt 4 Feb 2011

Richard Bush

Educated at Kings College, Auckland

HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1953 - 1954

General practice in Otaki, 1955

Postgraduate studies in London 1955 - 1957

Senior HS, Paediatrics, North Middlesex Hospital, London 1956

HP, Edgeware General Hospital, London 1956 - 1957

Medical Registrar, Hutt Hospital 1958 - 1959

Paediatrician, Hutt Hospital 1960 - 1966

Paediatrician, Wellington Hospital 1967 - 1978

Paediatrician, Karitane Hospital 1967 - 1975

Awarded the Wolfson Travelling fellowship in 1973, with which he visited facilities in UK, Europe and USA, studying developmental paediatrics

Medical Director, Puketiro Centre 1975 - 1989

Medical Superintendent, Hutt Hospital 1985 - 1989

Deputy District Manager, Hutt District, Wellington Area Health Board 1989 - 1992

Chief Medical Advisor, Wellington Area Health Board 1992

Company Director, Capital and Coast Ltd, 1993 - 1999

Company Director, Lakeland Health Ltd, 1993 - 1997

photograph courtesy Wellington Hospital Paediatric Department archive
Last updated 29 October 2016.