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Biographical entry Jackson-Richmond, James (1903 - 1984)

MRCS and FRCS 1941; MB BS Melbourne 1933; FRCR 1975; FFR 1961; DMR London.

Born
1903
Died
12 December 1984
Occupation
Radiotherapist

Details

James (John) Jackson-Richmond (who appears in the Medical Directory before 1973 as James Jackson Richmond) graduated MB BS at Melbourne University in 1933. After obtaining his Fellowship in 1941, he specialised in radiotherapy and was at various times radiotherapist in charge of the radiotherapy department at St George's Hospital, senior radium therapist at the Westminster Hospital and medical director of the radiotherapy centre at St Luke's Hospital, Guildford.

As well as writing papers on the radiotherapy of tumours of the central nervous system, he contributed chapters to Cade's Malignant disease and its treatment by radium, 1952, and Deelcy's Modern radiotherapy and oncology, 1974. He retired in 1981 and died on 12 December 1984, survived by his wife, Louise, and their two daughters, Judith and Verity.

Sources used to compile this entry: [The Times 14 December 1984; Daily Telegraph 13 December 1984].

The Royal College of Surgeons of England