Richard Brian Johanson

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 31 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:497

Obstetrician whose evidence based approach was ahead of its time

Richard Johanson's contribution to the safe care of women and their babies during pregnancy and childbirth was exceptional. Early in his career he became hooked by the challenges of caring for women in both normal and complicated childbirth. He progressed from senior house officer in obstetrics to registrar, research fellow, senior registrar, lecturer, and senior lecturer/consultant all in North Staffordshire Hospital. Along …

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