Obituaries

Joseph Bartholomew Deasy

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e4523 (Published 18 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4523
  1. Paul Deasy

Joseph Bartholomew Deasy (“Joe”) was born in Cork City, spent his early life in Cork, and moved to the Dublin area in the early 1930s. He studied medicine at University College, Dublin, and on qualifying he moved to Northumberland to take up the post of resident medical officer at Hexham Emergency Hospital. Here he met Elizabeth (Betty), who was a ward sister at the hospital and …

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