For 60 years the nhs has been professor harold ellis working life.
Challah bread description. Professor harold ellis qualified as a doctor in the same month the nhs was was created in july 1948. Professor harold ellis 93 qualified as a doctor in july 1948 and began training as a surgeon as soon as the nhs opened also in 1948. For this episode i visited kings college london where harold still teaches medical students and talked at length about his medical training career as a surgeon and then a clinical anatomist. Harold elliss 73 research works with 88 citations and 1798 reads including.
He teaches five days a week at guys hospital central london. His work brought him to. Buergers disease there can be little doubt that fractures and wounds would have been. Professor harold ellis 93 qualified as a doctor in july 1948 and immediately began training as a surgeon in the nhs earliest days.
Over his six decades professor ellis says he has seen. 11 382 384 download citation if you have the appropriate software installed you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice. Simply select your manager software from. Professor harold ellis cbe frcs who began working as a surgeon 70 years ago looks back at how the nhs has evolved since its creation.
Id been a student at the radcliffe hospital in oxford for three years went away for a. Professor ellis began work in 1948 the same year the nhs began. Seventy years ago today aneurin bevan launched the national health service at park hospital in manchester now trafford general hospital offering a system of healthcare for all which would be funded by taxation and free at the point of use. Professor harold ellis is an emeritus professor of surgery at the university of london.
Professor harold ellis started his medical training in september 1943 at the tender age of 17 during the second world war at oxford university. He qualified the month of its inception in 1948 today aged 82 he is still working in it teaching clinical anatomy at guys hospital london. This means that astonishingly dr ellis has been continuously working as a doctor slightly longer than the national health.