Obituaries

Winston Turner

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c6682 (Published 22 November 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6682
  1. Alan Day

Winston Turner qualified with honours, and after house jobs he became a civilian medical practitioner in the Royal Air Force. During this time he passed Douglas Bader fit to fly, after his bilateral amputations. Winston did research on altitude flying, using his own decompression chamber.

After demobilisation, he returned to University College Hospital, …

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