Jean Elizabeth Clark

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 11 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2453
  1. Christine Smalley,
  2. Jillian Mann

Jean Elizabeth Clark was a remarkable and determined lady who overcame great adversity to achieve her ambition to become a doctor. It was a career that she cherished, and she felt privileged to have enjoyed her work so much.

Her school days were severely curtailed when she required treatment for abdominal tuberculosis, and she left school without qualifications. During the second world war she was called up and chose to train as a nurse …

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