Lives of the fellows

Geoffrey Claude Manning

b.17 April 1923 d.9 January 2005
MB BChir Cantab(1947) MRCP(1954) MD91959) FRCP(1979)

Geoffrey Claude Manning was a consultant physician at Kingston Hospital, Surrey. He was born in London, the son of Claude Loyd Manning, a bank secretary. He was educated at St Paul’s School, Kensington, where he was a junior and senior foundation scholar. He then studied medicine at Peterhouse, Cambridge, and Middlesex Hospital, where he gained entrance and Broderip scholarships.

He was a house physician at Middlesex Hospital and Addenbrooke’s. He then joined the RAMC for his National Service. Between 1948 and 1950 he was in charge of the pathology laboratories at Shaftesbury and Tidworth military hospitals.

In August 1950 he was appointed as a house physician at Brompton Hospital, and then became a house physician at the Postgraduate Medical School, London. From 1951 to 1952 he was a medical registrar at West Middlesex Hospital. He then spent two years as a medical registrar at Middlesex Hospital.

From 1955 to 1959, and then again from 1961 to 1963, he was a senior medical registrar at Hillingdon Hospital. Between 1959 and 1961 he was a senior medical registrar at Royal Free Hospital. He was appointed as a consultant physician at Royal Hospital, Richmond, and Kingston Hospital in 1963.

He wrote papers on diabetic infantilism, Munchausen syndrome and Mikulicz syndrome due to sarcoidosis.

Outside medicine, he was interested in photography, gardening and carpentry.

In 1949 he married Aileen Marion O’Flaherty, the daughter of a local government officer. They had two sons. One of his sons became a doctor.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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