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John Bennett MACKAY

MB ChB (NZ) 1942, MRCP (Edin) 1954, FRCP (Edin) 1971, MRACP 1972, FRACP 1975

Born Lower Moutere 28 Jul 1918                         Died Motueka 24 Dec 1995

John Mackay

Educated at Nelson College

As a final-year medical student, he was employed as a HP on the tuberculosis wards at Wellington Hospital, and soon after leaving this posting, he developed symptoms of pulmonary tuberculosis. The next five years were disrupted by treatment for PTb.

HS / HP, Wellington Hospital 1943, and in 1944 - 1945,

Tb Registrar, Wellington Hospital 1947 - 1948

Junior Specialist Tb services 1950 - 1952

Postgraduate studies in England and Scotland 1953 - 1954

Acting Director, Tb services, Wellington Hospital 27/8/1956 - 3/1/1957

Full-time Physician-in-Charge, Chest Department, Wellington Hospital 1957 - 1983

Visiting Chest Physician, Masterton and Nelson Hospitals

 

Obituary:  NZMJ 1996  109:473

 

 

photograph courtesy NZMJ
Last updated 30 October 2016.