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Jean Horton

BMJ 2022; 376 doi: (Published 21 January 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;376:o155
  1. Ann Ferguson

Jean Horton was born into a medical family and was very proud to have attended Queenswood boarding school, where she eventually became head girl. She turned down a place at Newnham, because Cambridge did not award degrees to women, and went to University College London, with her clinical training at the West London Hospital. Her house jobs were in London, Leicester, and at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where she became resident anaesthetist.

Her junior anaesthetics training was at East Grinstead, Great Ormond Street, the London Hospital, Chepstow, and Addenbrooke’s. In all these …

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