Isla Hayward (Mrs McGuire, née Greenlaw)

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 24 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1274

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Consultant anaesthetist Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey (b Bury 1928; q Royal Free Hospital, London, 1952; FFA RCS 1966), died from lung cancer on 7 June 2005.

Isla completed her house appointments at the new University Hospital, Kingston, Jamaica. She then joined the Federal Medical Service in Lagos, Nigeria, where she and her husband both contracted poliomyelitis. While in Lagos her interest in anaesthetics began. She returned to the Royal Free for specialist training and was appointed consultant to Farnham Hospital Group, later transferring to the new Frimley Park Hospital, where she established the intensive care unit. She leaves a husband, Neil; three sons from her first marriage; and eight grandchildren.

[Keith Greenlaw]


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