Zaïda Mary Hall

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 04 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2994
  1. Nigel Hall

An only child, Zaïda Megrah was educated at St Paul’s Girls School in London and then read medicine at Oxford and subsequently at St George’s Hospital, where she was one of the first female medical students. She wrote her doctorate on the fate and action of vitamin B12 in pernicious anaemia and then trained to be a chest physician. She joined the Bach Choir while in London and sang with the choir for more than 40 years. There she met Ruthven Hall, and they married in 1950. When he became bursar of Winchester College the couple moved to Winchester, and, …

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