Consultant anaesthetist Rotherham District General Hospital (b Sheffield 1952; q The Middlesex 1974; FFARCS), died of a myocardial infarction while playing squash on 22 March 1998. After house jobs Phil went to South Africa for further experience in surgery and developed a love for anaesthesia. He had a particular interest in paediatric anaesthesia, working hard to develop children’s services and eventually becoming the hospital’s main paediatric anaesthetist. He also had a special interest in training junior staff, becoming the college tutor. He was a great sportsman, enjoying rugby at a high level both in Britain and in South Africa. He leaves a wife, Susan, and a son and a daughter.
[Phil played rugby for Cape Buccaneers in South Africa. Also see these google searches: KES, general.]