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Herbert Kenneth PACEY

MB ChB (NZ) 1929, MD (Vic) 1931, FRCS (Eng) 1934, MRCOG (Lond) 1933, FRACS 1940, FRCOG 1945

Born Auckland 6 Aug 1905                         Died 17 Apr 1971

H K Pacey

HS, Wellington Hospital 1930

HS, Royal Melbourne Women's Hospital 1931

RSO, Bedford County Hospital 1932

RMO, Chelsea Women's Hospital 1933

RSO, Royal Masonic Hospital 1934

First New Zealander to gain the MRCOG by examination

Honorary Visiting Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Wellington Hospital 1935 - 1940

Visiting Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Wellington Hospital 1940 - 1965

Superintendent, St Helen's Hospital 1945 - 1958

Deputy Superintendent-in-Chief, Wellington Hospital Board 1966 - 1970

In honour of his contributions to the hospital and to teaching, the Kenneth Pacey Prize is awarded to the Wellington medical student who tops the final year examinations in Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Obituary: NZMJ 1971 73:307



photograph courtesy Dominion Post coll. Alexander Turnbull Library
Last updated 29 October 2016.