Obituaries

David Hedley Wilson

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i443 (Published 25 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i443
  1. Michael Flowers

David Hedley Wilson was born in Leeds and educated at Roundhay School, then at the Leeds School of Medicine. After further training in tropical medicine he worked as a missionary surgeon in the Congo for 12 years, firstly in a remote location at Pimu, and then, after further training in the UK at Stanmore’s Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, he was appointed to the IME Teaching Hospital at Kimpese during the chaos of civil war. As well as establishing that orthopaedic unit as a highly …

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