Hilary ShawBMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4866 (Published 16 September 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4866
- John Horton
Hilary Shaw moved to London from her native Cheshire in 1950 and began her medical training at the Royal Free Hospital, which was then in Gray’s Inn Road. Once qualified, she did her medical house job at the Royal Free, and went to Whipps Cross Hospital for her surgery post. In 1957 Hilary moved south of the Thames to work in the pathology department at Lambeth Hospital, where she worked with Bert Achong, who was to become a close friend.
1957 was also the year Hilary married Johnny Horton, and …