Isabel Doreen Johnson

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 21 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4565
  1. John Shaw, Carol Marsh

Brought up in a Methodist upper working class family in Tottenham, north London, Isabel Doreen Johnson’s initial ambition was to be a nurse. After her appointment as clerk and secretary to the central histology laboratory at the Archway Hospital, she became secretary to the Department of Pathology at St Thomas’ Hospital. In 1947 she …

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