Ewart Martin Jepson

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 03 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:987

Consultant physician Central Middlesex and Willesden Hospitals 1963–92 (b Bentley, Yorkshire, 1927; q Westminster Hospital, London, 1950; MD, FRCP), died from retroperitoneal lymphoma and acute renal failure on 1 March 2003.

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Ewart Jepson did his national service in the Royal Army Medical Corps, serving in Korea. Appointed to the staff of Willesden General Hospital and Acton Hospital in 1963, he looked after patients with a wide variety of acute and chronic medical conditions. In 1972 he was appointed to the Central Middlesex Hospital but maintained sessions at Willesden. Although a general physician, he took a particular interest in cardiology and the medical conditions that predispose to coronary disease—in particular diabetes and lipid disorders. He became a fellow of the Medical Society of London in 1955 and was elected president in 1981. He leaves a wife, Anne; two children; and a granddaughter.

[John F Newcombe]


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