Obituaries

Eva Marion Cruickshank (née Dilling)Nigel Naunton DaviesEric Matheson DunlopJohn Myers

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7271.1293 (Published 18 November 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1293

Eva Marion Cruickshank (née Dilling)


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General practitioner Aigburth, Liverpool, 1966-86 (b 1926; q Liverpool 1953), died after a series of strokes on 13 August 2000. At Liverpool Eva was secretary of the medical students' society, but her studies were interrupted for a year while she was treated for tuberculosis. She was one of the early patients to receive streptomycin in non-ototoxic doses. After house jobs at the Northern Hospital in Liverpool and the Stanley Hospital in Bootle, where she was effectively in charge of the accident and emergency department, she married and started work in general practice. She became a trainer and finally senior partner. She was on the Dunlop committee which investigated adverse drug reactions. Eva found time for many other activities. She attended the Liverpool Philharmonic concerts until her final illness, and was treasurer of the University Women's Club and honorary secretary to the Grassendale Park Trustees. She received the Thanks Badge of the …

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