Edward Huw Penry

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 11 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4407
  1. Huw Penry,
  2. Roger Whittlesey

After qualifying in 1967, Edward Huw Penry (“Huw”) spent three years in the National Health Service at St Mary’s Hospital Paddington, Salisbury, Norwich, and Bridgend. Then, having decided to spend some time abroad before joining his father’s general practice in Glamorgan, he went to Zambia in 1971 on a two year contract with Anglo American Corporation (AAC) (later Nchanga Consolidated Mines of Zambia) and stayed in Africa for 30 years, doing what he described as “providing a high standard of …

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