Major award for former Spittal man

A former Spittal man has won a major award in medical science.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 26 March, 2018, 09:21
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Dr Keith Langmack received the Chief Scientific Officer’s Prize from the Princess Royal at a dinner in London.

He is head of radiotherapy physics at Nottingham University Hospital.

The national award was given for equality, diversity and leadership.

Keith was educated at Spittal Primary, Tweedmouth Middle and Berwick High School.

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He went to Durham’s Grey College where he graduated in physics and gained a doctorate at Queen’s College, Oxford.

He began his medical career at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, moved to Lincoln and was then appointed to the medical physics department in Nottingham.

Keith and his wife, Gill, have two children, Claire and Peter, who are studying for their A-Level and GCSE exams.