Brian Patrick Dillon

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 11 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c159
  1. Michael Dillon,
  2. Tom King

    Brian Patrick Dillon was educated at Beaumont College. He was commissioned into the Coldstream Guards, serving with distinction in Malaya. At medical school he played in winning United Hospitals Cup teams in cricket and rugby. On qualification he worked in Singapore before returning to London to specialise in obstetrics and gynaecology. After two years in Africa, a senior registrarship at St George’s Hospital, London, led to his appointment as consultant to the Barnet Hospital Group. He was widely respected for his surgical and obstetric skills and was a pioneer in the development of “water birthing” in the United Kingdom. He retired in 1995 and moved with his family to Devon. He leaves a wife, Linda; two daughters; and three granddaughters.


    Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c159


    • Former consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Barnet General and Finchley Memorial Hospitals, London (b 1930; q St Mary’s Hospital, London, 1957; FRCS Glas, FRCOG), died from complications of prostatic cancer on 8 September 2008.

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