SEEING smiles on the faces of children recovering from serious illness has led a paediatrician to a new role as senior registrar at Portland District Health.
Dr Rachna Verma will be available starting in September to see children referred by their general practitioner or other doctors. It is the first time for many years that PDH has had a resident doctor working in paediatrics.
The new service also follows the expansion of Portland’s obstetric arrangements with the recruitment of obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr David Morris, who has joined Drs Ghazala Irshad and Fariha Irshad and experienced midwives in the expanded PDH maternity team.
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