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Stephen Child

General Physician

Stephen is a Canadian-trained General Physician with a respiratory interest. He works within the Department of General Medicine at Auckland City Hospital and continues weekly private clinics at Mercy, Epsom. He is also the Chief Medical Officer at Southern Cross Health Society where he provides clinical oversight and is responsible for health technology assessment.

Stephen is a member of the Medical Council of New Zealand and previous roles have included Chair of the New Zealand Medical Association, DHB National Workforce Strategy   Group member, the Minister of Health’s Medical Training Board member, Northern Clinical Training Network Board member, and Health Workforce New Zealand Clinical Advisor.

A recipient of the NZMA 2018 Fellowship award, Stephen continues to make an impact in the health sector. He is particularly committed to exploring the relationship between public and private healthcare with an interest in how technology will continue to change the delivery and practice of medicine.