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Hugh SHORT OBE

MB ChB (NZ) 1914

Born Dunedin 1888                               Died New Plymouth 5 Dec 1962

Hugh Short

Educated at Otago Boys' High School

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

 

 

Obituary: NZMJ 1963 62:148

 

 

 

photograph courtesy J O Mercer collection
Last updated 25 October 2016.