Derek John Llewellyn

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 21 February 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:453
  1. Nigel C H Stott

Derek John Llewellyn is best known for the establishment of vocational training for general practice in Wales. In the late 1960s and early 1970s he travelled the length and breadth of Wales to recruit and train clinical teachers in general practice. It was a task that he shared with his close colleague Professor Robert Harvard Davis, who became one of his course organisers. Derek, in his capacity as regional adviser and sub-dean of postgraduate studies (general practice) at the Welsh National School of Medicine was responsible for the development of postgraduate education from 1973 onwards.

Following a choral exhibition to Llandaff Cathedral School he progressed to Denstone College and the Welsh School of Architecture. National …

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