General Medical Council

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ACKLAND, William Robert (1863 - 1949), Consulting Dental Surgeon, Bristol Royal Infirmary and Minehead and West Somerset Hospital; late Member of Dental Board of United Kingdom and General Medical Council

Anderson, John (1882 - 1958), Chairman of Directors of Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Chairman, the Royal Ballet; Chairman, British Postgraduate Medical Federation; Visitor of Bedford College; Chairman Council of Toynbee Hall; Member BBC General Advisory Council

ANDERSON, Thomas M’Call (1836 - 1908), FFPS 1860; Regius Professor of Medicine, Glasgow University, from 1900; Representative of the University on the General Medical Council, 1903; Hon. Physician in Scotland to HM from 1907; President of the Glasgow Conservative Association (College Division); Senior Physician, Western Infirmary of Glasgow; Hon. Member of the Dermatological Societies of Vienna and of America, and Foreign Corresponding Member of Société Française de Dermatologie et de Syphilographie

BALL, Charles Bent (1851 - 1916), Regius Professor of Surgery, University of Dublin, and Surgeon, Sir Patrick Duns Hospital; Consulting Surgeon, Steevens, Monkstown and Orthopædic Hospitals; Hon. Surgeon to the King in Ireland; Member of General Medical Council

BARWELL, Henry Newman (1877 - 1959), former Premier and Attorney-General of South Australia, and former Agent-General; Chairman of Commissioners of Charitable Funds in South Australia; Member of South Australia Housing Trust; of Board of Management of Royal Adelaide Hospital; of Council of SA Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science

BIGGER, Edward Coey (1861 - 1942), late Medical Commissioner, Local Government Board, Ireland; Chairman of Irish Public Health Council; Chairman of the Central Midwives Board, Ireland; Chairman of the General Nursing Council for Ireland; late Crown Representative for Ireland on the General Medical Council

BOGLE, Ian Gibb (born 1938), Chairman of Council, British Medical Association, 1998–2003; general practitioner, Priory Medical Centre, Liverpool, 1962–2000

BOLAM, Robert (died 1939), Consulting Physician Skin Department, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne; Member of Court and Senate, University of Durham; Representative of University of Durham on General Medical Council

BOLDERO, Harold (Esmond Arnison) (1889 - 1960), Hon. Consultant Physician to Middlesex Hospital, and formerly Dean of the Middlesex Hospital Medical School; Consulting Physician to Evelina Hospital for Children and to St Saviour’s Hospital; Registrar, Royal College of Physicians; Member: North West Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board; General Medical Council

BONE, John Wardle (1869 - 1949), President and Consulting Surgeon Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton; Treasurer of General Medical Council; Treasurer and Member of Council British Medical Association; Member of Poisons Board, Home Office

BRACKENBURY, Henry Britten (1866 - 1942), Vice-President, British Medical Association (Chairman of Council, 1927–34); Vice-President, late Chairman of Council, Tavistock Clinic; Vice-President, Association of Education Committees (President, 1914–18); Member, General Medical Council; Member of Advisory Committee to Ministry of Health

BRUCE, William (died 1920), Medical Officer of Health for the County of Ross and Cromarty; Direct Representative for Scotland in the General Medical Council, 1887–1907

CALDWELL, (Eric) Dick (1907 - 2000), Medical Director-General of the Royal Navy, 1966–69; Executive Director, Medical Council on Alcoholism, 1970–79

CAMPBELL, David (1889 - 1978), Regius Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, 1930–59; Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, 1932–59; President, General Medical Council, 1949–61

CASH, (John) Theodore (1854 - 1936), Emeritus Regius Professor of Materia Medica; formerly Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Aberdeen; and Representative of that University to the General Medical Council

CATHCART, Edward Provan (1877 - 1954), Hon. Lt-Col RAMC; Regius Prof. of Physiology, Glasgow Univ., 1928–47, now Emeritus; Hon. Fellow, Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow; late Mem. War Cabinet Scientific Committee on Food Policy; late Member Adv. Council on Education in Scotland; late Member Medical Advisory Committee (Scotland); late Member Agricultural Research Council (Privy Council); late Member Medical Research Council (Privy Council); late Member Army Hygiene Advisory Committee; late Member General Medical Council; late Chairman Industrial Health Research Board; late Member Advisory Committee on Agricultural Science, Development Commission; late Chairman Scottish Health Services Committee; Member Advisory Committee on Nutrition, Ministry of Health; late Member Committee on Nutrition in the Colonial Empire (Economic Advisory Council); late Member National Advisory Council on Physical Training (Scotland)

CHANCE, Arthur (1859 - 1928), President Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, 1921–24; Member of Council Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; Surgeon Mater Misericordiæ Hospital, 1886–1926; Consulting Surgeon Doctor Steevens Hospital, Orthopædic Hospital of Ireland, Dental Hospital of Ireland, and St Michael’s Hospital; Hon. Consulting Surgeon in Orthopædic Surgery, Ministry of Pensions in Ireland, south region; Member of General Medical Council; Medical Visitor in Lunacy under the High Court

CLARK, George Albert (1894 - 1963), Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health, 1956–58 (Principal MO, 1946–56); Member of General Medical Council, 1938–62 (rep. Sheffield University, 1938–47; Crown nominee, 1947–62; Treasurer, 1955–62)

COCKING, William Tusting (1862 - 1912), Physician Sheffield Royal Infirmary; Emeritus Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, University of Sheffield; ex-representative of Sheffield University on the General Medical Council; Dean of Medical Faculty and President Sheffield Medico-Chirurgical Society (retired)

COPEMAN, Sydney Arthur Monckton (1862 - 1947), Medical Officer, retired, Ministry of Health; ex-Member LCC (Hampstead); formerly Member Hampstead Borough Council (late Chairman Public Health and other Committees); late Senior Medical Inspector HM Local Government Board; Vice-President (late President), Epidemiological Section, Royal Society of Medicine; late Member of Council, Royal College of Physicians, London, and Zoological Society; Member of Faculty of Medicine, and Chairman of Board of Studies in Hygiene, University of London; Emeritus Lecturer on Public Health, Westminster Hospital; Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem and Member of Chapter-General of the Order; Lt-Col in charge of Hygiene Department, Royal Army Medical College, 1916–17; late Divisional Sanitary Officer, 2nd London Division, Territorial Force; TD; Chadwick Lecturer in Hygiene, 1914; late Examiner in Public Health and in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, University of Bristol; Examiner in Public Health, Royal College of Physicians; Examiner in Hygiene and Public Health, University of Leeds; in State Medicine, University of London, and in Public Health, Royal College of Surgeons, England; Milroy Lecturer, 1898, Royal College of Physicians, London; Research Scholar and Special Commissioner, British Medical Association; Government Delegate to Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and USA in connection with investigations undertaken for Home Office, Board of Trade, Local Government Board, and Ministry of Health; Member of various Departmental Committees; Member of Livery, Apothecaries Company and Freeman of City of London; Joint Founder (1891) of Medical Research Club; Buchanan Gold Medallist, Royal Society of London, 1902; Cameron Prizeman, University of Edinburgh, 1899; Fothergillian Gold Medallist, Medical Society of London, 1899; Jenner Medallist, Royal Society of Medicine, 1925; invented Glycerinated Lymph, officially adopted, 1898, and now in general use in this and other countries for anti-smallpox vaccination; Gold Medallist, International Faculty of Sciences, 1938; Hon. Fellow Hunterian Society, 1938; joint patron of living of Hadleigh, Essex

DAIN, (Harry) Guy (1870 - 1966), General Medical Practice since 1897; Mem. Council, BMA, 1921–60 (Chm., 1942–48); Mem. GMC, 1934–61

DANE, William Surrey (1892 - 1978), Patron, The Association of Independent Hospitals (Chairman, 1960–63; President, 1963–69); Member Board of Governors, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, for 24 years (Vice-Chairman 1957–67); Member Committee of Management, Institute of Child Health, University of London, 1955–67; Member Council, Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, 1956–67; Life Vice-President Printers’ Charitable Corporation; Hon. Vice-President Lloyd Memorial (Printers) Convalescent Home (President, 1950–61); a Vice-Chairman and Managerial Consultant of Odhams Press Ltd, printers and publishers of Long Acre, WC2, 1959–March 1961 (Joint Managing Director, 1947–57, Managing Director, 1958); Chairman, Daily Herald, 1949–60; Member, General Advisory Council of the BBC, 1956–62

DEVINE, James Arthur (1869 - 1939), late Permanent Army Medical Staff (Canada); late Principal Medical Officer, Military Districts 10 and 11 (Manitoba, NWT, and British Columbia); late Professor of Therapeutics and of Clinical Medicine, Manitoba Medical College; late Member of Council and Examiner in Materia Medica and Therapeutics, and Clinical Medicine, University of Manitoba; late Physician to Winnipeg General Hospital; late Senior Physician to Isolated Wards, St Boniface Hospital

DICKSON, Niall Forbes Ross (born 1953), Chief Executive and Registrar, General Medical Council, since 2010

DOOLIN, William (1887 - 1962), Surgeon, St Vincent’s and Children’s Hospitals, Dublin, retired; Professor of History of Medicine University College, Dublin; Editor, Irish Journal of Medical Science and Journal of Irish Medical Assoc.; Mem. Roy. Irish Academy; Fellow and Member of Council, Royal Academy of Medicine, Ireland; Member Irish Medical Registration Council; Member, General Medical Council; Ex-Pres. Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; Fellow Association of Surgeons, Great Britain and Ireland; Associé-Étranger (honoris causa) de l’Acad. de Chir, Paris

DUFFEY, George Frederick (1843 - 1903), ex-President Royal College of Physicians, Ireland; Professor of Materia Medica, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; Physician to the Royal City of Dublin Hospital; Inspector of Examinations, General Medical Council; Visitor for HM Privy Council in Ireland of Examinations of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland; Fellow of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, etc

Eames, Ann Christine (born 1943), Member, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, 2001–07; Lay Member, General Medical Council, since 2013

ECCLES, William McAdam (died 1946), Consulting Surgeon to and Governor of St Bartholomew’s Hospital; Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine; Past President, W London Medico-Chirurgical Society; Vice-President and late Member of Council, BMA (24 years); late Chairman, UK Council, International Hospital Association; Past President, University of London Medical Graduates Society; Past President, Paget Club; late Member of Council, Royal College of Surgeons of England; Bt Lt-Col RAMC, TF, attached to 1st London General Hospital; Examiner in Surgery to the University of Cambridge; Examiner in Surgery to University of Glasgow; Examiner in Surgery to Society of Apothecaries; Examiner in Anatomy for Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons; Lecturer on Surgery, Clinical Applied Anatomy, and Anatomy, and Demonstrator of Operative Surgery, St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College; Senior Assistant-Surgeon, West London Hospital and City of London Truss Society

EDINGTON, George Henry (1870 - 1943), Hon. Consulting Surgeon, late Visiting Surgeon, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, and Lecturer Clinical Surgery, University of Glasgow; Examiner in Surgery, University of Glasgow; Member of the King’s Bodyguard for Scotland (The Royal Company of Archers); Member, Glasgow University Court since 1939; Member of Council of Scottish National Blood Transfusion Association, 1940; Member, Scottish Civil Nursing Reserve Advisory Council, 1940–43; President Royal Philosophical Society, Glasgow, 1940–43; President Glasgow Medico-Chirurgical Society, 1936–38; President Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, 1927–29 and Representative to General Medical Council, 1928–40; Medical Referee, Sheriffdom of Lanark; member of Council and of Executive British Red Cross Society, Scottish Branch, and was Chairman of Executive, 1930–42; Chairman, War Pensions Committee, Glasgow, since 1933; late Hon. Colonel RAMC Units Lowland Division

FAWCETT, John (1866 - 1944), Consulting Physician to Guy’s Hospital; Governor of Medical School, Guy’s Hospital, and of Dulwich College; Member of Council, Medical School, St Thomas’s Hospital; Member of Council of Epsom College; Invalid Children’s Aid Association; Chairman Bermondsey Branch; Representative of Board of Education on General Nursing Council, 1928–32; Member of Senate of University of London, 1920–29; Senior Censor Royal College of Physicians of London, 1923–24


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The statutory body that controls the practice of medicine in the UK.

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