Roy Dalgleish

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 12 January 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h156
  1. Kathryn Dalgleish

Roy Dalgleish came to the UK in the 1950s for further postgraduate studies in clinical and research work. He worked as a senior lecturer in ophthalmology at Manchester University and had several publications of original research work in this specialty to his name. He was then appointed consultant surgeon at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

After retiring he maintained his South African linkage and, with his wife, spent six months of each year there, at their coastal home. This pattern continued for more than 20 years. His hobbies included pedigree cattle breeding in north Wales. He leaves Vivienne, his wife of 52 years; their four children; and grandchildren.


Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h156


  • Former consultant surgeon (b 1929; q University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1952; FRCS Eng; FRCS Ed), died from acute myeloid leukaemia on 13 December 2014.

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