Lives of the fellows

Christopher Hardwick

b.13 January 1911 d.16 August 2008
BA Cantab MRCS LRCP(1935) MB BChir(1937) MRCP(1937) DCH(1938) MD(1940) FRCP(1947)

Christopher Hardwick was a consultant physician in Surrey. After studying medicine at Cambridge University and the Middlesex Hospital, he qualified in 1937 and did house jobs at the Middlesex. During the Second World War he served in the RAFVR as a wing commander.

Appointed consultant physician to the Surrey Area Health Authority, he worked there until he retired and became an emeritus physician to Guy’s Hospital. He contributed a chapter on metabolic and nutritional disorders to a 1965 textbook on medicine and jointly published a paper on a follow up study of 66 cases of diabetic neuropathy in Guy’s Hospital Reports in 1962.

When he died, almost reaching 100 years old, he was survived by his wife Jo to whom he had been married for over 70 years, and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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