Professor harold ellis 93 qualified as a doctor in july 1948 and immediately began training as a surgeon in the nhs earliest days.
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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 qualified as a doctor in the same month the nhs was was created in july 1948. 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. Simply select your manager software from.
His long and successful career began as a medical student at the university of oxford. 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. This means that astonishingly dr ellis has been continuously working as a doctor slightly longer than the national health. Professor harold ellis started his medical training in september 1943 at the tender age of 17 during the second world war at oxford university.
Id been a student at the radcliffe hospital in oxford for three years went away for a. 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. 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. Over his six decades professor ellis says he has seen.
He teaches five days a week at guys hospital central london. Harold ellis cbe frcs born 13 january 1926 in london england is a retired surgeonhe was emeritus professor of surgery in the university of london and most recently a professor in the department of anatomy human sciences at the kings college london school of medicine. For 60 years the nhs has been professor harold ellis working life.