Geoffrey David WardBMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c7255 (Published 20 December 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c7255
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Geoffrey David Ward (“Geoff”) was born on 30 July 1940 in Brisbane. His father became the chief auditor to the Australian High Commission in London in 1956, and the family moved to Surbiton. He completed his education at Tiffin School, where he became head boy, and graduated at University College Hospital, London, in 1964, where he had previously been elected president of UCL Medical Society and later captain of UCH rugby.
After qualifying, he did house jobs at UCH, then obstetrics and gynaecology at Hackney and Westminster before registrar posts at St Mary’s Harrow Road and Slough, …