Philip Glazer

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 25 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1291

Former consultant anaesthetist Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford (b 1913; q King's College London 1935; DA, FFA RCS), died from pneumonia on 11 November 2003.

At the outbreak of the second world war Philip joined the Royal Army Medical Corps and served in Iraq, Egypt, and India, where he worked as an anaesthetist. He left in 1945 with the rank of major. In 1948 he was appointed consultant anaesthetist at the Horton Hospital, Banbury. Two years later he joined the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics in Oxford. He retired from this post in 1978 but worked for several more years with the Oxford Blood Transfusion Service. Philip was an expert woodworker and furnished his and his daughters' houses. Predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth, he leaves two daughters and five grandchildren.

[Amanda Glazer, Susan Glazer, John Henville]


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