May Magazine 2011


Dear Fellow Members, Before preparing this report I have read a copy of the General Managers report. It is, as usual, wide reaching and detailed. Little point would be served by covering the same ground and so, on this occasion, my report will be on a personal note. On 30th of March I was working in my office at the Club preparing material for the Board meeting to be held on 6th of April. After lunch I was returning to my room when I suffered severe chest pain. After about forty five minutes without relief, I telephoned Warren Lewis who quickly called an ambulance. I was then taken to St Vincent’s hospital emergency ward where tests showed that one artery was completely blocked. Two stents were put in place and shortly before 6.00pm. I had passed through the recovery ward and was placed in the acute care ward. Apart from two incidents involving an irregular heartbeat the operation and my immediate recovery were without any problems. Download