ObituariesSaadi Hussain Al-RoumaniEdward Ambrose CresswellCharles Hardinge GoingNicholas JaswonDerek Clifford LambJohn Taylor SmithBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7197.1561 (Published 05 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1561
Saadi Hussain Al-Roumani
- Riad Roomi
Physician Manchester and the Midlands 1993-9 (b Baghdad 1944;q Baghdad 1969; MRCP), died from a postoperative catastrophe five weeks after the removal of a cerebral artery aneurysm on 19 April 1999. He was a consultant physician in Baghdad from 1979 to 1993, but like many doctors he reluctantly left Iraq after the Gulf war, which led to severe shortages of medical supplies. The United Kingdom was a second home—he had acquired the MRCP in 1978—but he had to put reality before pride and bread before titles, and he worked as a registrar in medicine in Manchester followed by resident medical officer posts in private hospitals. He leaves a wife and three children.
Edward Ambrose Cresswell
- Duncan Hallam
Former general practitioner Failsworth, Manchester, 1953-91 (bGlasgow 1927; q Glasgow 1951), d 2 July 1998. He took over the practice house in 1953 when he joined a three partner practice, and he particularly enjoyed GP obstetrics. As the practice expanded to seven he committed …