The Wesley Hospital has recognised the outstanding contribution from senior doctors at the second Visiting Medical Practitioner Awards dinner held on October 10 at Gambaro Restaurant.
Wesley Director of Medical Services Dr Luis Prado said the hospital was extremely proud of the medical expertise, dedication and care provided by its senior VMPs.
"This is the second such awards event we have had this year and is a way of showing our appreciation to the exceptional Visiting Medical Professionals, covering a wide range of specialties, who work at our hospital to provide the very best outcomes for our patients," he said.
Receiving Senior VMP status at the event were: Dr Noel Saines; Dr Gerald Whiting; Dr Roderick Roberts; Dr James Bradley; Dr Robert Edwards; Dr Maurice Heiner; Dr John Arvier; Dr Andrew Jenkins; Dr James O’Keefe; Prof Paul Kerlin; Dr William Cockburn; Dr David Schlect; Dr John Bashford; Dr John Lumley and Dr Maxeen Devenport.
The past chairs of the hospital’s Medical Advisory Committee, known as the MAC, were also recognised and an honour board unveiled listing their names and years of service.
The board is on display in level 2 of the main hospital building near the photo wall of current MAC members.
THE WESLEY HOSPITAL MEDICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIRS PAST AND PRESENT
Sir Evan Thomson 1976 - 1984
Dr Maurice Williams 1984 - 1985
Dr Jon Douglas 1986 – 1987
Dr Ross Phillipson 1988 - 1989
Dr Brian Smith 1990 - 1991
Dr John Healy 1992 - 1993
Dr Ian Dickinson 1993 – 1995
Dr Geoffrey Beadle 1996 – 1997
Dr Geoffrey Holt 1998 – 1999
Dr Alan Porter 1999 – 2001
Dr David Schlect 2002 – 2003
Dr Noel Saines 2004 – 2006
Dr Andrew Pascoe 2007 – 2010
Dr Melissa Buttini 2011 – 2014
Dr Gregory Scalia 2014 - present
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