Stephen John HadfieldBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39211.588391.BE (Published 17 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1063
- E M Armstrong
Stephen John Hadfield was born in Clapton, London, the son of a consultant anaesthetist. Following in his father's footsteps, he won a scholarship from Epsom College to Trinity College, Cambridge, and completed his medical studies at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, winning the Bentley prize. Early work in surgery, anaesthetics, and midwifery was followed by a memorable trip to the United States as assistant surgeon aboard the Aquitania.
In 1936 he married Jean MacDougall of MacDougall, younger daughter …