Obituaries

Nick Kitson

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6587 (Published 04 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6587
  1. Richard Laugharne

Nick Kitson was a hugely respected consultant psychiatrist. His colleagues frequently sought his advice in difficult circumstances, and the advice he gave was wise and supportive. He was down-to-earth and sensible; he never pretended he knew the answer when he didn’t, but his advice was even sounder in these circumstances. He continued to use his therapeutic skills after retirement and remained enthusiastic and determined to help the most challenging and difficult clients. He made a significant contribution to the development of mental health services for deaf people in the UK.

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