John Joseph Smirke Herbert RustonBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2140 (Published 01 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2140
- Richard Marks, Michael Pegg
John Joseph Smirke Herbert Ruston was educated at Tonbridge School in Kent and trained at the Royal Free Hospital Medical School. During his first house job in Hastings he developed an interest in anaesthesia and met his wife, Mandy. He moved to London to work at Barts and then became a senior registrar at the Royal Free, where he was appointed consultant in 1993.
John was …