Isabel Mary Headen (Gardner) (née Woodhouse)BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c3179 (Published 14 June 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c3179
- Isabel Headen
Isabel Mary Headen (Gardner) (née Woodhouse) was one of those women who longed to demonstrate that men and women doctors have equal but different gifts and attributes. Widowed at 42 with four young daughters, she courageously mothered them and dedicated herself to fulltime work.
She worked in general practice, blood transfusion, school health, community medicine, …