Derrick FoskettBMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39581.596921.BE (Published 22 May 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1197
- Joan Thomas,
- Eddy Holt
Derrick Foskett was born in India, the son of a medical missionary who later became a general practitioner in Yorkshire, and was educated at Haileybury and Selwyn College, Cambridge.
During the second world war he was in the Royal Army Medical Corps and was captured on his first patrol …