GPs awarded fellowships

01:31, Jul 29 2014

Four southern GPs have been formally awarded fellowships of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

The fellowship is the professional recognition that a doctor has trained and qualified to be a specialist in general practice.

Invercargill GPs Dr Narasimha Chintaginjala, Dr Tabitha Luecker, and Dr N. Shanmugalingam, and Balclutha GP Dr Janice Sargent were awarded the fellowships at a ceremony in Christchurch on Saturday.

College president Dr Tim Malloy said 272 fellowships had been awarded this year, compared with 153 last year.

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