At tho Ashburton Hospital. Board* meeting to-day Dr. Arthur. JCidd, of Christchurch. was appointed' resident. surgeon -at the 'Ashburton Hospital. ■Dr. Kidd, who is 32 years of age, graduated at Dunedin in 1915,.and wasthen, appointed house. ;<surgeon to the: Christchurch Hospital, which position; he relinauished at the end of a year to pi'oceed overseas with the- New Zealand Expeditionary Forces. •He was for* several months at the New Zealand No. |1 Stationary Hospital at Amiens, and then with the Ist Field Ambulance, until he was wouuded in the right arm at Me&sines. When convalescent he returned to New Zealand, and for the last 13 .months has been assistant to the -Assistant-Director of Medical Ser-• vices in Christchurch. Dr. Kidd is at present a single man, but explained to the board that he intended to get married in n few months' time. There were seven applications for till© position, and from these the board .selected the names of Dr. Kidd'and Dr. Russell Wells, Timaru. Both applicants" waited on the board at the meeting to-daT. - .'. < Dr. \Vells is a married man, and ha.v also been on active servicel. The' salary offered for tho position was: Single man, £400 per annum,.with." board^and residence, rising to £500 by two annual increments of £50: married' snian, £400. per annum, with house, firms:, and light", salary rising to £500" l>v two annual increments of £50. . The sricpf-'.sful applicant would hcs.reciuiri'd to/devote the whole of his, time' £<i the board's work*.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9607, 12 May 1919
HOSPITAL DOCTOR. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9607, 12 May 1919
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