Gerald William Kershaw BRIDGE

MB ChB (Otago) 1965, MRCPsych 1972, DPM (Eng) 1972

Born Wellington 29 Aug 1936

Gerald Bridge

Educated at Rongotai College, Wellington

HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1966 - 1967

Psychiatric Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1969

Senior Psychiatric registrar, Wellington Hospital 1970

Research Fellow, MRC, Leeds University Department of Psychological medicine 1972 - 1975

Full-time Psychiatrist, Wellington Hospital 1975 - 1979

Visiting Psychiatrist, Wellington Hospital 1979 - 1988

Developed the first community-based psychiatric service in NZ, based in the Hutt Valley.

Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist, Harrogate Clinic, Harrogate, England

Consultant Psychiatrist, The Retreat, York

Consultant Psychiatrist, Harley St, London

Special interest in forensic psychiatry and in stress-related illness


photograph courtesy Wellington Hospital photographic archive
Last updated 7 June 2022.