St Mark's Hospital

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Sir Francis Avery Jones
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Brochure on St Mark's Research Foundation, it contains a passage about the organisation of the Hospital and the Research Foundation, written in Avery Jones' capacity as a Trustee. Annual Reports for St Mark's Hospital: 1972, 1975-1977 (the first three have forewords from Avery Jones, written in his capacity as Chairman of the Medical Committee, the report for 1977 is inscribed to Avery Jones 'from all the staff of St Marks' and signed by Ian Todd, the new Chairman of the Medical Committee; it contains a tribute to Avery Jones, p8.)



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Biographical note

St Mark's Hospital, London was founded by Frederick Salmon in 1835 to treat patients with anorectal disorders. It was one of the first specialist hospitals and has played a major part in the development of gastroenterology, nutrition research and the understanding of colorectal disease. Avery Jones was Honorary Consulting Gastroenterologist at St Mark's Hospital from 1949 until 1977.

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