John Andrew Carron BrownBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2135 (Published 17 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2135
- Richard Warren
John Carron Brown was known affectionately by his Norwich colleagues as JCB. After qualification and completion of positions as house surgeon at the Middlesex Hospital, John served as ship’s surgeon with the Royal Mail Shipping Company before, in 1952, becoming house physician at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. His general surgical training continued through St John and Elizabeth’s Hospitals and Redhill and Reigate Hospital before returning to the Middlesex Hospital and obtaining his FRCS.
JCB trained as an obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Chelsea Hospital for Women, the Middlesex Hospital, and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was appointed as a consultant in Norwich in 1963.
John led a busy life in …