Sarah Winstedt, M.B., Ch.B.
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Lady Sarah Winstedt, who began her medical career at the Royal Free Hospital in 1912, died on 9 September. She was 86.
. . . She was always keen to do surgery and acquired it by any method. I remember well how she anticipated the Mohel and circumcised a Jewish child without the appropriate prayers. The consequent row lasted a long time, but seemed to give her great joy. She had a quick speech and an Irish brogue, and a ready sense of humour. Decidedly risqué for those early days, her remarks amused the men and outraged the women. She
Sarah Winstedt. Scene in Print: Plus Ça Change . . .. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:157. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-1-157_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(1):157.
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