John Steven ShepherdBMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e1258 (Published 22 February 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e1258
- Margaret E Shepherd
John Steven Shepherd was born and educated in Carlisle. After National Service in the Royal Navy as a laboratory technician at Portsmouth and Portland, he studied medicine at Edinburgh, followed by two years in house jobs in Carlisle.
From 1956 he spent three years at Hillingdon Hospital, London, in paediatric medicine, latterly as a …