Obituaries

Frank Howard Beddow

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2452 (Published 07 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2452
  1. Raymond S Ahearn

Frank Howard Beddow was born in Yorkshire, but his family moved to the Wirral when he was a child. He was educated at Birkenhead School, where he considered a career in engineering but eventually chose medicine. After house officer positions and two years in the army, he embarked on training in orthopaedics in Liverpool, which was a renowned centre in the subject. Having completed his training he was appointed consultant at Whiston Hospital. Some years later he transferred to the Liverpool Royal Infirmary and, finally, in 1978, on …

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