Michael John Glavina

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 24 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:450

Consultant anaesthetist Peterborough (b 1954; q Newcastle upon Tyne 1978), died from malignant melanoma on 1 May 2006.

Mike worked in Kenya after qualifying. On return to Newcastle upon Tyne he started training in anaesthetics. Mike lectured in Hong Kong before completing the Cambridge rotation and then spent two years in New Zealand, where he developed an interest in chronic pain. As a consultant in Peterborough from 1991, Mike's particular expertise was the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. He led long distance walks both in this country and abroad. After the diagnosis of his melanoma he walked the length of the Pyrenees by himself. He leaves a wife, Helen, and two children.

[Ian Robertson]


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