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Biographical entry Beagley, Harry Andrew ( - 2002)

MRCS and FRCS 1951; MB ChB New Zealand 1946; DLO 1949; FRCS Edinburgh 1951.

18 November 2002
ENT surgeon


Harry Beagley qualified at the University of Otago in 1946 and came to England to specialise in ENT surgery. He returned to Auckland as a consultant ENT surgeon, but came back to London as a consultant otologist at the Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre of the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, and senior lecturer at the Institute of Laryngology and Otology. He published extensively on the effect of acoustic trauma on the cells junctions in the organ of Corti. He retired to live in the South of France, where he died after a prolonged illness on 18 November 2002.

Sources used to compile this entry: [NZ Med J 1993 106 168; Daily Telegraph 12 November 1993; MJA 1994 160 7].

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