Hugh SHORT OBE   
MB ChB (NZ)
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Born Dunedin ~ 1888    Died New Plymouth 5/12/1962

Educated at Otago Boys' High School

MB ChB (NZ) 1914

During WW1, served in the NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, England
Immediately post-war, RMO, Brompton Chest Hospital, London

On return to NZ, he was appointed the first Medical Superintendent, Pukeora Sanitorium, Waipukurau

Part-time Tuberculosis Officer, Wellington Hospital Board 1924 - 1935
Simultaneously, had duties at Pukeora and Otaki Sanitoria, and as well was a travelling consultant to most of the Hospital Boards in the North Island south of Auckland

Tuberculosis Officer, Waikato Hospital 1942 - 1954

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Obituary: NZMJ 1963 62:148

photograph courtesy
J O Mercer collection
Wellington Hospital