Dame Rosalinde Hurley

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 26 August 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:516

Microbiologist and barrister who set standards for infection control

Roz Hurley was a remarkable combination of medical microbiologist and barrister, qualifying in parallel in the late 1950s, and also achieving a diploma in literature at London University with prizes.

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As a lecturer at Charing Cross Hospital she received her MD for research on perinatal candida infection. Throughout her career she helped sustain medical interest in mycology. As consultant microbiologist at …

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