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MB BS (Ceylon) 1950, DPsychMed (Lond) 1956, MANZCP 1973, FRANZCP 1980

Born Sri Lanka 2 Apr 1926                        Died Wellington 23 May 2016

G P S Fernando

Educated at St Thomas' College, Colombo

HS / HP, General Hospital, Colombo 1952

HP, Mental Hospital, Angoda, Sri Lanka 1953

Clinical Assistant, Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley and Bethlem Royal Joint Hospitals, London 1953 - 1957 (Dr Peter Scott)

Psychiatrist, Department of Probation and Child Care Services, Government of Ceylon

1957 - 1964

Psychiatrist, Department of Prisons, Government of Ceylon 1969 - 1971

Psychiatrist, Lake Alice Hospital, Marton, Health Department of NZ 1971 - 1977

Clinical Lecturer, Psychological Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine 1978 - 1995

Senior Lecturer 1996 - 1997

Psychiatrist, Wellington and Porirua Hospitals 1978 - 1997

After retiring from these positions, he returned to Sri Lanka where he was in private psychiatry practice for the next 11 years.

He then returned to NZ once more.

photograph courtesy G P S Fernando
Last updated 29 October 2016.