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Biographical entry Flatman, Gerald Edward ( - 2012)

MB BS London 1945; MD 1957; FRCS 1951; DMRT 1954; FFR 1956; FRCPS Glasgow 1962; FRCR 1975; Hon FACR 1980.

17 December 2012
oncologist and Radiotherapist


Gerald Edward Flatman was director of the Glasgow Institute of Radiotherapy and Oncology, and a consultant radiotherapist at the Western and Royal infirmaries, Stobhill Hospital, the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Glasgow Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital. He was also an honorary lecturer in radiotherapy at the University of Glasgow. He studied medicine at King's College, London, and Westminster Hospital Medical School, qualifying MB BS in 1945.

He was a surgical registrar at Westminster Hospital and then a resident surgical officer at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and subsequently an assistant radiotherapist at the Middlesex Hospital. He was then appointed to his consultant post in Glasgow. From 1982 to 1984 he was vice president of the Royal College of Radiologists.

Gerald Edward Flatman died on 17 December 2012. He was 91. He was survived by his wife and family.

Sarah Gillam

The Royal College of Surgeons of England