08 May 2009

Romney Newman


Sydney University - 1960-1965. Graduated MB.BS.
RMO ST. George Hospital Sydney – 1966-1967.
Registrar Pathology and Medicine - 1968-69.
Medical Officer Concord Hospital – 1970-1971.
Member Royal Australasian College of Physicians 1971.
Fellow Royal Australasian College of Physicians – 1975.
Consultant Physician Rockhampton - 1971.
Consultant Physician Taree Hospital - 1972—1996.
Director Coronary Care and Intensive Care - 1972—1996.
Examiner for RACP 2006.
Consultant Physician Forster N.S.W. - 1996-2009

Married to a wonderful wife, Christine. We have 4 terrific children – Jonathon (41), Jenny (39), Alison (37), Rebecca (32) who have given us 13 delightful grandchildren.

Bringing international musical groups to Taree through the establishment of Pro-Musica Society
Establishing personal counselling services as well as divorce and bereavement counselling groups
Lay Preacher and Elder in Uniting Church.
Involved in “Emmaus Walk”, an ecumenical community building movement.
Over the last 3 years involved in Kairos Movement, a Christian Ministry to prisoners in gaol, spending one week each year running a course in Basic Christianity with a follow up programme each Monday encouraging prisoners. This has been very fulfilling as we see men make changes to their lives in amazing ways.

As at school, has been an ongoing passion.
Played First Grade Hockey at University and subsequently for St. George where we won the Sydney Premiership in 1968.
Continued to play Hockey and Cricket in Taree representing the district at State Chamionships at Senior and Veterans level.
More recently I have been playing more golf and tennis.
I am part of a men’s Book Club in Forster.

Memories of school.
Graduating in Medicine.
Wonderful marriage and family.
An extremely fulfilling career in Medicine.
Winning Hockey Premiership.
Involvement in Church and Community.
Great friends.
Opportunities to travel overseas on many occasions

No comments:

Post a Comment