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Michael John Garrett

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7400.1217 (Published 29 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1217

Former consultant radiotherapist Liverpool Regional Radiotherapy Centre (b Galway 1924; q National University of Ireland, Galway, 1947; MD, FRCR, FFR RCSI), died from small vessel stroke disease on 10 February 2003.

Michael left Ireland to train in radiotherapy at the Christie Holt Radium Institute in Manchester. After posts in Newcastle and Liverpool he was appointed consultant to the Liverpool Regional Radiotherapy Service, later becoming director. His talent for concise communication led to frequent lectures and extensive publication on lymphoma and techniques in radiotherapy. He played rugby and rowed in his youth. He leaves a wife, Martina, and four children.

[Peter Garrett, John Garrett, Anne Garrett, Helen Garrett]

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