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We must support not sue our doctors | Letters

15/08/2018 Letters 0

The practice of medicine is the most difficult and complex undertaking of humanity and mistakes will be made, says retired doctor Peter Estcourt. Doctors such as Hadiza Bawa-Garba do not need the threat of court if things go wrongI was greatly heartene…

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Razia Mir obituary

08/08/2018 Sabuhi Gard 0

My mother, Razia Mir, who has died aged 75, had a 40-year career as a doctor in Glasgow and London after leaving rural Pakistan.Razia would often recount the culture shock of living and working in 1960s Scotland, where she encountered much prejudice in…

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Ian Wootton obituary

07/08/2018 Andrew Wootton 0

My father, Ian Wootton, who has died aged 97, was professor of chemical pathology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London and part of a golden age in the development of the discipline of clinical biochemistry, which concentrates on the analy…