Hilda Lloyd blue plaque in Birmingham

Dame Hilda Lloyd Professor of Obstetrics saved many through her midwife ‘flying squads’ set up in 1936

Dr. Dame Hilda Nora Lloyd, DBE (née Shufflebotham; 1891–1982) was a British physician and surgeon. She was the first woman to be elected (in 1949) as president of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.Born in Birmingham, the younger of two daughters, she attended King Edward VI High School, Edgbaston before entering the Birmingham Medical School, where she went on to earn her BSc and qualified with her MB, BCh in 1916.

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