Geraldton father and son make finals of 2019 WA Country Doctors Awards

Geraldton Guardian
Dr Ian Taylor.
Camera IconDr Ian Taylor. Credit: David Salvaire

A Geraldton father-and-son doctor duo have both been named as finalists in the 2019 WA Country Doctors’ Awards.

Dr Ian Taylor is a contender in the Procedural GP/District Medical Officer of the Year category, and son Richard is a Rising Star finalist.

The Geraldton pair are two of 18 country doctors nominated by colleagues, patients and community, before being shortlisted by a panel of rural health experts.

In Carnarvon, Dr Batsirayi Chiureki is also in the running for Procedural GP/District Medical Officer of the Year.

Winners will be announced on March 23 at an awards ceremony in Perth.

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