Elizabeth Forsythe

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: (Published 22 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4019
  1. Ruth Skrine

After battling with her parents to be allowed to go to an academic school, Elizabeth Forsythe obtained a place at King’s College London and qualified in 1950. She obtained the Tanner memorial prize from King’s College for her DPH in 1966.

She worked in child health and family planning and became a member of the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine. From an early age she was interested in writing and the visual arts. For several years she wrote a column for the Scotsman and published 13 books for the general public on …

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