William Lloyd Jones

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 23 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g4057
  1. James Johnson

William Lloyd Jones (“Will”; “WLJ” in all hospital documentation) was a general surgeon of great distinction. Very much the surgeon to the medical profession and their families, he enjoyed a varied and extensive practice during the whole of his surgical career. He remained a general surgeon (increasing difficult in an era of superspecialisation when young surgeons are increasingly trained to operate on only one organ)—and he was fiercely proud of it.

Will was born in Anglesey in 1940. His father was a …

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