Medicine And The Media

Corner's caring contribution

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 21 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:759
  1. Matthew Robson
  1. Bristol

    The BBC has obviously realised that the market for programmes about sexy young modern doctors is completely saturated. We've got Casualty, ER, Chicago Hope, Northern Exposure, Country Practice, GOS, Jimmy's—need I go on? Hence the Pioneers series, looking at medical innovators of the 20th century, which continued on BBC2 on Monday with “Beryl's Babies.”

    This was a programme about the female founder of the Bristol's first special care baby unit, Dr Beryl Corner. She made an astounding contribution to modern neonatal care with her work on retinopathy of prematurity and kernicterus and achieved all this in an …

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