Obituaries

Diana Mary Brinkley

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1956 (Published 20 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1956
  1. Helen Graham, Frances Calman

Diana Mary Brinkley (née Rawlence) started her medical studies at the Royal Free Hospital in September 1939, within days of the outbreak of the second world war. The students were evacuated to St Andrew’s and then Exeter before returning to London for clinical studies at the height of the Blitz, where Diana gained hands-on experience treating and operating …

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