Obituaries

James ConwayWilliam Wright (“Willie”) FultonBrian GauntAbraham GeorgeFrank Longden Ingram

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7155.418 (Published 08 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:418

James Conway

  1. Peter Sleight

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    Honorary consultant in cardiology John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, 1980-93 (b Rhodesia 1921; q Cambridge/St Bartholomew's 1946; MD, FRCP), d 25 May 1998. He came to Britain in the 1930s, his career spanning several different activities. Firstly, he was a senior lecturer in physiology at Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, moving subsequently to the United States. In 1970 he returned to Britain as manager of biological research at Imperial Chemical Industries, at an important time for the development of their cardiovascular portfolio. Retiring in 1980, he volunteered to help the then small cardiac department at Oxford, “fathering” many young British and overseas research fellows. He was particularly interested in hypertension and in developing ambulatory blood pressure measurement, publishing extensively on these topics. He received awards from the Ciba Foundation and the European Society of Hypertension. He leaves a wife, Betty, and five children.

    William Wright (“Willie”) Fulton

    1. Alistair Riddell

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      Former general practitioner and secretary of Glasgow Local Medical Committee (b 1917; q Glasgow 1945; FRCGP; OBE), died of a myocardial infarction on 7 June 1998. Willie entered practice in 1945 and soon became sole partner; …

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