Lives of the fellows

Peter Owen-Lloyd

b.25 October 1930 d.1 September 2015
BM BCh Oxon(1957) MRCP(1964) FRCP(1979)

Peter Owen-Lloyd was a consultant physician for West Glamorgan Area Health Authority. He was born in Swansea, the son of Emyr Owen Lloyd, a surgeon at Aberystwyth, and his wife, Gwenda. He was educated at Brightlands Preparatory School and then Shrewsbury, and went on to study at St Peter’s Hall, Oxford and Middlesex Hospital Medical School. As a student at Oxford he won a blue for representing the university at golf.

After gaining his BM BCh in 1957, he was a house surgeon at Middlesex Hospital, and then joined the RAMC for his National Service. From 1960 to 1961 he was a house physician at North Middlesex Hospital and, from 1961 to 1965, a senior house officer in cardiothoracic medicine at Sully Hospital in the Vale of Glamorgan. He subsequently joined the staff of Cardiff Royal Infirmary, as a registrar in medicine, senior registrar in dermatology and then senior registrar in medicine.

In 1968 he was appointed as a consultant physician in Glamorgan. He co-wrote ‘Recovery from poisoning by 20 percent paraquat’ for the British Journal of Clinical Practice (Br J Clin Pract. 1973 Feb;27[2]:69-70).

In 1958, he married Monica Gay Lewis, the daughter of an engineer. They had two sons and a daughter.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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