BSc Glasgow 1937, MB ChB 1940, MD 1951; MRCP Lond 1945, FRCP 1969; DCH Eng 1947.
Macualay was born in Scotland in 1918 and received his medical education at Glasgow. Macaulay served in the RAMC in India and Burma during the second world war. When he returned to civilian life, Macaulay trained as a paediatrician, spending a year as a research fellow in Philadelphia, working in the measurement of extracellular fluid volume. As consultant paediatrician to South the University of Manchester Hospitals, Macaulay established a well respected district service in Manchester and was particularly interested in renal disease. Macaulay was honorary clinical lecturer in child health at the University of Manchester and was visiting professor to Agra in India for a year and led the British paediatric team in Saigon. He was a member of MMS and was president of the Manchester Paediatric Club. Macaulay died on 18 April 2000 of cardiac failure.