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Keith Jones (surgeon)

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Name  Keith Jones
Role  Medical practitioner

Died  March 2, 2012
Education  University of Sydney
Books  One Man's Story: An Autobiography

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Sir Keith Stephen Jones FRCS (7 July 1911 – 2 March 2012) was an Australian medical practitioner and surgeon. He was a national president of the Australian Medical Association and was chief medical officer of the New South Wales State Emergency Service.


Early life

Jones was born in Narrandera, New South Wales, and attended Newington College (1924–1927). In 1928, he went up to the University of Sydney as a resident of Wesley College and graduated in medicine in 1933.

Army service

Jones served in the Australian Army Medical Corps during World War II. His brother, Gordon Jones, had also studied medicine and was serving in the AAMC when he was killed on the AHS Centaur.

Medical career

  • Consultant Surgeon, Manly Hospital
  • Committees

  • Chairman, Manly Regional Art Gallery
  • College Councillor, Newington College (1951–1970)
  • President, Old Newingtonians' Union (1962–1963)
  • Member, NSW Medical Board (1971–1981)
  • President Australian Medical Association (1973–1976)
  • National President, Australian Medical Association (1973–1976)
  • Member, Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (1972–1993)
  • Fellowships and honours

  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons, (Edinburgh)
  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Knight Bachelor, Australian Honours List (1980)
  • Gold Medal, Australian Medical Association (1976)
  • Publications

  • One Man's Story (2004)
  • Death

    Jones died on 2 March 2012, aged 100.


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