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Homeopathic doctor

Homeopathic doctor

Dr Carl Frank Fischer, seen here in 1859, was a homeopathic doctor. He practised in Auckland between 1854 and 1869, with a period spent in Wellington. He was superintendent of a homeopathic hospital in Auckland, which was open between 1858 and 1862.

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Michael Belgrave, 'Primary health care - Early primary health care, mid-19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Michael Belgrave, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2019