Thomas Wilson Roddie

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 07 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:861

Former consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Lagan Valley Hospital, Lisburn, Northern Ireland (b Belfast 1921; q Queen's University, Belfast, 1944; FRCOG), died from congestive heart failure secondary to aortic valvular disease on 5 August 2004.

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After training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Belfast, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Sheffield Wilson Roddie became senior registrar at the Royal Maternity and Royal Victoria Hospitals in Belfast. In 1955 he was appointed consultant/senior lecturer at the Kandang Kerbau Hospital in Singapore, the main obstetric teaching hospital of the University of Malaya. From 1959 until his retirement in 1986 he was consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Lagan Valley Hospital, Lisburn, and the Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast. Predeceased by his wife, Alix, he leaves two daughters and two grandsons.

[Anne Nicholls, Ian Roddie]


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