George Harry HallBMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d5632 (Published 05 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5632
- William Hamilton,
- Alison Round,
- 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 …