Nottingham Hospitals History



President of the Nottingham Medico-Chirurgical Society

1950 - 1951.

Norman Patrick Galloway: 16, Upper College Street, Nottingham. M.B., Ch.B, Edinburgh 1917. Diploma in Ophthalmology 1923 (University of Edinburgh). Honorary Surgeon, Nottingham and Midland Eye Infirmary. Member of the Oxford Ophthalmic Congregation, Ophthalmic Society, U.K.  The Midland Ophthalmic Society, and the Nottingham Medico-Chirurgical Society. Late; Honorary Physician, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh.

Medical Directory 1949.


Information from two reports in the

Nottingham Guardian, dated,

20th February, 1959 and 29th April, 1960

Norman Patrick Galloway was a graduate of the University of Edinburgh. Before coming to Nottingham he was appointed honorary house physician at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. In 1922 he was appointed clinical assistant and anaesthetist to the Nottingham and Midland Eye Infirmary. Five years later, in 1927 he was to be elected to the position of honorary surgeon. He held this appointment until the inception of the National Health Service in July 1948 when he became consultant ophthalmologist.

Mr. Galloway was a member of the British Medical Association and was also a member of the Regional Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association. He also held the presidency of the Midland Ophthalmological Society from 1951 to 1953 and from 1950 to 1951 was the president of the Nottingham Medico-Chirurgical Society. He was also a member of the Ophthalmological Society of the United Kingdom, the British Orthoptic Society, the ophthalmological section of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Ophthalmological Congress.

After his retirement in March 1959, the Hospital Board of the Nottingham General Hospital decided in April 1960 to award Norman Patrick Galloway the title of Surgeon Emeritus to the Nottingham Eye Hospital in recognition of 34 years service to the Hospital.

Local Studies Library, Angel Row, Nottingham.