Prakash Dayanand Shrivastava

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 01 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1170

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    After qualification in 1962, and doing house jobs in India, Prakash Dayanand Shrivastava came to England in 1967, shortly after his marriage to Manju, whom he met at medical school in Bhopal.

    After working in Birch Hill Hospital in Rochdale, Selly Oak Hospital in Birmingham, and Rotherham General Hospital, Prakash joined the practice of Drs Crann and Tobin in Grimethorpe as a partner in 1971. After their retirements, he became a senior partner in the practice. He spent 38 years serving the community in Grimethorpe, Brierley, and Cudworth. He was well-liked by his patients and was respected by his colleagues. He retired in 1999.

    He was a Rotarian for over 25 years, being president of the Hemsworth Rotary Club in 1984. He was also a longstanding freemason and did a lot of charity work, most notable being raising thousands of pounds for the Bhopal disaster.

    He leaves his wife, Manju, a retired general practitioner, and his son, Saket.


    Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1170


    • Former general practitioner Grimethorpe, Brierley, and Cudworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (b 18 November 1934; q Ghandi Medical College, Bhopal, India, 1962; BSc), d 14 October 2009.

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