Michael Hague Dale

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 23 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:492

Former general practitioner Bloxwich (b 1918; q Birmingham 1942; FRCGP, OBE), died from pancreatic cancer on 15 October 2005. Mickey Dale, as he preferred to be known, served in the Royal Army Medical Corps in India and returned home in 1946, doing two years of hospital appointments, including an obstetric post. He entered general practice in Bloxwich as an assistant in a three man practice, becoming a partner on the first day of the NHS. He raised money and support for postgraduate centres throughout the region. Later he worked for the establishment of a post representing general practice within the medical school of the University of Birmingham. Predeceased by a daughter, he leaves a wife, June; two children; and three grandchildren.

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