Edward LyonsBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f271 (Published 30 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f271
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Edward Lyons was born to a Jewish immigrant family in Harehills, Leeds. He attended Roundhay School and Leeds University School of Medicine, and was elected president of the Students Union in 1942/3. After qualifying he did house jobs (medicine and ophthalmology) at Scarborough Hospital and Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton, before obtaining a two year resident appointment at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, finishing as senior resident.
His national service after the war was spent mostly in the Suez Canal zone, where he served as Middle East command ophthalmologist with the rank of major. After discharge he was appointed chief clinical assistant at Moorfields and held part time posts as senior registrar at King Edward VIII Hospital, Windsor, and …