Obituaries

William Taylor Orton

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2985 (Published 04 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2985
  1. William Taylor Orton

William Taylor Orton did his national service in the Royal Army Medical Corps in Korea and Hong Kong in 1954-6. His public health career was in the London area, initially in Middlesex and Wandsworth. He then became deputy medical officer of health of Willesden and, after that, of Haringey. When the NHS was re-organised he was appointed district community physician of Haringey. His weekly bulletin, apart from keeping …

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