Leonard (“Johnnie”) WalkerBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7426.1291-g (Published 27 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1291
Former consultant anaesthetist north and mid-Cheshire (b 1914; q St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, 1954), d 12 July 2003.
Johnnie came late to medicine after years in the family business and six years' war service in the Royal Artillery. He trained in the London area, for a time freelancing as an anaesthetist, before settling in Cheshire. He stopped work aged almost 70 and had 20 years' happy retirement in his native Yorkshire. He was a man of wide interests and a foot follower to foxhound and beagle. He leaves a wife, Trudi; two children; and three granddaughters.