Posts Tagged ‘Catholic doctor’

Dr Tony Foley, farewell long-serving Napier GP

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Former long-serving Napier family doctor and health care leader Dr Tony Foley died peacefully at the age of 92 at St Joseph’s Home, Auckland on September 11. He was farewelled at a private funeral at St Joseph’s Chapel, on September 17. Continue reading

Leo Buchanan changed the lives of Kiwi children

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Leo Francis John Buchanan RIP, was a well-known paediatrician, proud Māori, devout Catholic, rugby nut and a lover of art and music. His daughter, Rachel Buchanan,  says he helped thousands of Kiwi children flourish, particularly through his work to increase breastfeeding rates in Māori communities, save premature babies and help children with Attention  Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Continue reading

US Catholic doctor does about face on contraception

Friday, November 13th, 2015

A US woman has reacted with hurt and shock after her Catholic physician abruptly stopped prescribing contraception for her, citing religion. Leslie Gauthier posted the letter she received from her “ob-gyn” from Jackson, Mississippi, on Facebook. The Catholic doctor stated:” I am sending you this letter to notify you that as a Catholic physician, I Read more