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consultant , Surgeon

Andrew Charles Hicks, Australian, British surgeon, consultant. Decorated officer brother Order of St. John, 1968.

Background

Hicks, Andrew Charles was born on November 25, 1918 in Longreach, Queensland, Australia. Arrived in Kenya, 1952. Son of Charles Maurice and Elizabeth (Smith) Hicks.

Education

License, Royal College Physicians, London, 1942. Student, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, 1942.

Career

House surgeon, registrar Middlesex Hospital, London, 1947-1950. Senior surgical registrar Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, England, 1950-1952. Consultant general surgeon Nairobi (Kenya) Hospital, since 1952, casualty supervisor, 1975-1982.

External examiner in surgery University Nairobi, 1977. Chairman joint advisory committee Provision Private Healthcare Kenya, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors Nairobi Hospice, since 1996. Senior steward Lavington United Church, Nairobi, 1984-1985, chapel steward, since 1992, elder. Captain Royal Army Medical Corps.

Britain, 1943-1946. Fellow Royal College Surgeons (England), Association Surgeons East Africa, International College Surgeons, British Medical Association (honorary secretary Kenya branch 1954-1966). Member Medical Association Kenya (1st president 1963, Privileged Silver Member award 1987, 88, chairman Kenya Medical Association Trust 1988, ethics and standards committee 1994), Lions Club (chairman, president 1962, Nairobi host).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, gardening, studying nature, camping safaris, defining and writing on early local medical history.

Connections

Married Sheila Una O'Toole, August 31, 1946 (deceased). Children: Anthony, Brian, Alison Rosemary, Amanda Christine. Married Regina Kalile Ipopo, August 4, 1975 (deceased April 1984).

Children: Arune Salma, Alan Ambokile. Married Bilha Nakhanu Siambi, August 16, 1986.

father:
Charles Maurice Hicks

mother:
Elizabeth (Smith) Hicks

spouse:
Sheila Una O'Toole

spouse:
Regina Kalile Ipopo

spouse:
Bilha Nakhanu Siambi

child:
Anthony Hicks

child:
Brian Hicks

child:
Alison Rosemary Hicks

child:
Amanda Christine Hicks

child:
Arune Salma Hicks

child:
Alan Ambokile Hicks