Margaret WestBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6001 (Published 02 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6001
- Rosemary Ellerby
Educated at Hulme Grammar School in Oldham, Margaret Wood went up to medical school in 1954, one of the youngest in her year. A keen sportswoman, Margaret was honorary assistant treasurer and then honorary secretary of the Women’s Athletic Union and student representative on the Women’s Inter-Varsity Athletic Board—early indications of her leadership qualities.
After research into diabetes at Salford and paediatric posts at Salford Royal Infirmary, …