Obituaries

Robin Gordon Mitchell

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1424 (Published 01 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1424
  1. Alasdair Gray,
  2. Dave Caesar,
  3. Tim Parke

Robin Gordon Mitchell, MB ChB, MRCP, FFAEM, FACEM, emergency medicine specialist and director of training at Auckland City Hospital, died peacefully in Mercy Hospice, Auckland, New Zealand, on 7 July 2010 from pancreatic cancer. He leaves a wife, Jo, and a daughter, Abigail.

Robin was born in Lanark, Scotland, on 9 September 1964. He was educated at Hardy School in Dorchester and represented the school in many sports, including cricket and swimming. He returned to Scotland as an undergraduate at Edinburgh University, where he excelled academically. He was also selected for the Scotland U21 rugby squad.

Robin completed his MRCP before training in emergency medicine in Edinburgh. He was appointed to his first consultant post in Christchurch Hospital, gaining his FACEM …

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