Obituaries

Walter Hift

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g205 (Published 24 January 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g205
  1. Y K Seedat

Walter Hift was born in Austria. He served the department of medicine at the University of KwaZulu-Natal as a consultant in general medicine and haematology for over three decades. He was loyal to the aspirations of the medical school and the university, a dedicated teacher, and an expert clinician. His forte was undergraduate teaching and the formulation of teaching programmes, and he was passionate about the elicitation of …

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