John Martin EllisonBMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4341 (Published 22 September 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j4341
- Andrew Ellison
John Martin Ellison was born in Leeds. Like most of his family, his parents were doctors. He was educated at Repton School and the University of Leeds Medical School. He qualified as a physician and surgeon in 1964, specialising in obstetrics and gynaecology. In 1965 he met Anne (née Eastwood), a nurse and midwife, at Hillingdon Hospital, London. They married on 23 April 1966 and had two sons, Andrew John (in 1967), and David Martin (in 1969).
After practising medicine in various communities throughout England for six years, Martin brought his family to …