Anna Rachel LewisBMJ 2021; 373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1144 (Published 07 May 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n1144
- Kath Shakespeare,
- Kate Lewis,
- Ruth Willot
Anna Rachel Lewis was born in Leicester on 24 January 1980 to Len and Kath. She was educated at Longslade Community College and trained at the University of Sheffield, graduating in the top 10% of her year. She worked at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, where she completed her core medical training before embarking on the global odyssey in 2010 with her beloved sister, Kate, that was to bring her so much joy, and so many new friends.
By 2012 Anna was working as a medical registrar at Tauranga Hospital, New Zealand. When her consultant there became terminally ill, Anna and some of her colleagues took it on themselves to care for him around the clock so that …