Walter Sefton SuffernBMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5618 (Published 18 September 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5618
- Alisdair Stewart,
- Hilary Fyson,
- Diana Page,
- Richard Suffern
Walter Sefton Suffern was born in Belfast and educated at Leeds Grammar School and Leeds University Medical School. He spent six months as a house physician at St James’s Hospital, Leeds, which was a steep learning curve.
In December 1942, he married a fellow medic, Alison Palmer, and within weeks set sail on an Atlantic convoy to North Africa and the Royal Army Medical Corps. …