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Biographical entry Tuckfield, Peter Cader ( - 1968)

MRCS and FRCS 1956; MB BS Melbourne 1949; FRACS 1959.

29 September 1968
Melbourne, Australia


Peter Cader Tuckfield was educated at the University of Melbourne and graduated MB BS in 1949. He then became RMO at Prince Henry's Hospital, and was promoted to registrar in 1951, and from 1951-1953 was associate assistant surgeon. He came to England to work for the FRCS which he obtained in 1956. He subsequently decided to specialise in urology, being appointed registrar in urology at the Salford Royal Hospital, Manchester in 1958. On his return to Melbourne he became honorary consulting urologist to the Preston and Northcote Hospital, honorary assistant urologist to the Austin Hospital, and assistant consulting urologist to the Peter MacCallum Clinic.

Tuckfield was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1959. He died in Melbourne, at a comparatively early age, on 29 September 1968.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England