Prosen Ghosh is a General Physician who has been based at Southland Hospital for the past six years and served as Clinical Director for three years. Originally from the UK, he studied medicine and worked in London before moving to Wellington in 2008 to complete his training. He is currently involved in the Dunedin Hospital redevelopment plan as it moves to a more generalist model.
General Medicine As The Future Of Our Health Service
Around the world hospital services are becoming increasingly generalist in design due to the complexity of patients and limited resources. This presentation explores how our health system might put General Medicine at the heart of our hospital services. Key areas that will be discussed include the role of the general physician, the decline of general medicine, the future of our workforce and how we might attain a sustainable generalist model.