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Helen Maud BICHAN

MB ChB (NZ) 1958, DPM (Otago) 1975, MRANZCP 1979, FRANZCP 1981, DHA (Massey) 1982, MCCM (NZ) 1986, FAFPHM (RACP) 1994

Born Christchurch 3 Jan 1935

Helen Bichan

Educated at Hawera Technical High School and at Napier Girls' High School

HS / HP, Masterton Hospital 1959

During the period 1960 - 1975, raised a family and undertook part-time general practice (Mangakino)

Consultant Psychiatrist, Porirua Mental Hospital 1976 - 1986

Medical Superintendent, Community Health Services, Wellington Area Health Board 1982 - 1985

Medical Superintendent, Porirua Hospital 1986 - 1988

Chief Medical Officer / Chief Medical Advisor, Wellington Area Health Board 1988 - 1990

Assistant Director, Health Department, Commonwealth Secretariat, London 1990 - 1996

Currently, Member of the Bioethics Council

photograph courtesy Helen Bichan
Last updated 1 November 2016.