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Paul Wadsworth

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 24 January 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d485
  1. Bob Tranter

Paul Wadsworth, consultant ear, nose, and throat surgeon, was appointed to Brighton and Haywards Heath Hospitals in 1954 and retired in 1985. He died suddenly and unexpectedly at the Royal Sussex County Hospital on the 24 October 2010, aged 90.

Paul was born in Yorkshire. He was educated at Leeds Grammar School and won an open exhibition to study medicine at St Peter’s College, Oxford. He excelled at cricket and rugby and was awarded a Blue for representing Oxford University at rugby. He became a member of Vincent’s Club and subsequently was captain of Radcliffe Hospital rugby team.

Paul was a keen sportsman and later in life enjoyed walking, potholing, tennis, and golf. He enjoyed music, especially opera and classical music, and …

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