Obituaries

Rita Winifred Shannon

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2079 (Published 16 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2079
  1. Phillipa Knowles, David Phear

Rita Winifred Shannon trained at the Royal Free Hospital’s medical school. In 1959 she went to work in Nigeria, initially as a general practitioner in Lagos and later in obstetrics and gynaecology at mission hospitals in Egbe and Jos, working …

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