George Harry Hall

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 05 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5632
  1. William Hamilton,
  2. Alison Round,
  3. Terry Feest

After training at University College Hospital, London, George Harry Hall (“Harry”) worked in London and Bristol, plus a spell of national service in the Royal Air Force. A year in Philadelphia studying the pathophysiology of finger clubbing was thoroughly enjoyed, though showed him that academia would not suit his temperament in the long term.

Appointed to a rheumatology post in the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, he began to display the lifelong characteristics that made him so well respected: an unwavering commitment to patient care, an intellectually rigorous approach to treatment, and a demand that the NHS offer the best possible, up to …

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