Robin Steel

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 11 October 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6560
  1. Peter Freeman,
  2. Helen Steel

Robin Steel was proud of being a fourth generation doctor and of being born, growing up, practising as a general practitioner for 34 years, and eventually dying, in St John’s, Worcester. His father was a GP there, but after house jobs in Truro and Ipswich Robin started a career in psychiatry in London and Newcastle and then joined the Royal Air Force, working at RAF Halton in Wendover and then for two years as a neuropsychiatrist attached to the Middle Eastern command at Aden; later in his career he was elected FRCPsych. He returned to Worcester in 1963 and became a GP, joining …

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