Obituaries

John Sinson

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5691 (Published 24 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5691
  1. Raj Menon

John Sinson’s father was a surgeon in Newcastle but died when John was 10 years old. After national service, in 1952, John came to Leeds to join his uncle, Harry Sinson, a GP in a practice in east Leeds. John described his early years in Leeds as difficult, practising from the garage of his marital home in Foundry Lane. He was popularly referred to as Dr John by his patients, and by about the mid-1960s the practice had slowly grown, with three sites in east Leeds. …

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