James Sinclair Stewart

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 07 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6931
  1. James Stewart,
  2. Stephen Kane

After Aberdeen Grammar and Mill Hill Schools, and national service in the Royal Army Service Corps in Malaya, James Sinclair Stewart (“Jimmy”) entered Middlesex Hospital Medical School on a classics scholarship, later extended to include anatomy and physiology. While there, he edited the medical school journal.

His junior posts at the Middlesex Hospital included that of deputy resident medical officer, at times taking responsibility for all admissions except obstetrics, including during the Asian flu epidemic of 1957, when his duties included the care of many afflicted nurses.

As a registrar and subsequently senior registrar …

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