Obituaries

John Barnes Foster

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1247 (Published 20 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1247
  1. J M S Pearce

With the passing of John Barnes Foster (“Jack”), British neurology has lost one of its finest clinical exponents. Educated at Newcastle Grammar school, Jack barely missed a first at Newcastle Medical School and soon excelled while training in Newcastle and at the National Hospital, Queen Square. He served in the Royal Navy and had a fruitful year with Ray Adams and E P Richardson at Massachusetts General Hospital. On his return to England at the age …

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