Lives of the fellows

Eric Edward Jones

b.5 March 1928 d.27 January 2000
MB BS Lond(1951) DObst RCOG(1953) MRCP(1960) FRCP(1977)

Eric Edward Jones was a consultant paediatrician at Coventry and Rugby. He was born in Hampstead, London, the son of Edward Vernon Jones, an accountant. He was educated at Harrow County School, and then went on to study medicine at University College London, qualifying in 1951. From 1952 to 1953 he carried out his National Service in the RAMC in Korea.

In the early 1960s he was a paediatric registrar at St George’s Hospital, London, and subsequently became a senior registrar in the paediatric department at Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford. He was then appointed as a consultant at Coventry, dividing his time between Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry, St Cross Hospital in Rugby and Nuneaton.

He wrote papers on parathyroid tumour, homocystinuria and neonatal folic acid supplements.

In 1957 he married Barbara Teresa June Jones, the daughter of a building merchant. They had no children. At the time of his election to the fellowship of the College in 1977 he listed photography, philately, music and gardening as his hobbies and interests.

RCP editor

[Brit.med.J., 2000 320 806-7]

(Volume XII, page web)

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