Obituaries

James Joseph Cockburn

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5836 (Published 02 November 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5836
  1. Ann Cockburn. Olga Bowey-Cockburn

James Joseph Cockburn (“Jim”) was appointed consultant psychiatrist to Long Grove Hospital, Epsom, and to Kingston Hospital in 1964. He later specialised in the psychiatry of old age. He was instrumental in the development and organisation of local psychiatric services; seeing the catchment area of Long Grove Hospital switch from the East End of London to Kingston and Richmond, including a new psychiatric unit built in Kingston Hospital. He took an active role in management of the hospital and served for many years as …

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