North of England Ophthalmological Society

P.J. Hay

Mr. Percival J. Hay was one of the founder members of the Society and the Hon. Secretary for many years.

Among many actions to promote the Society, he inaugurated the January Lecture in 1930.  Following his untimely death in 1943 the annual guest lecture was renamed in his honour.

The P J Hay Lecture is recorded as part of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Eponymous Lecture Programme

(not 2011 due to professional reasons)

A PDF file listing the PJ Hay  lecturers is here.

2018 PJ Hay Lecturer



Professor Richard Gale

spoke on

“The Value of the Ophthalmic History: Lessons from clinical

cases and a programme of research”


About Professor Gale