President of the Nottingham Medico-
Edmund (Eddie) Clarke, who was President in 1992/3, served the Nottingham Medico-
A Yorkshireman, born in 1927, and educated at Ecclesfield Grammar School in the West Ridding, qualifying MB ChB at the University of Sheffield in 1951. After House Officer posts at the Royal Hospital, Sheffield, and Rotherham Hospital, he served in the Royal Air Force as a Flight Lieutenant from 1952 to 1954. On leaving the RAF, he entered an industrial general practice where he remained for four years, before moving into full-
His first appointment was in London as the Medical Officer to the Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea, following which he became MO at the Ministry of Defence, Landsdown House, Berkeley Square, London and Woolwich Arsenal. In 1965, he was posted to Nottingham as Medical Officer to the Royal Ordnance Factory, on Kings Meadow Road, Central Ordnance Depot, Chilwell, and TSD Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. In 1976 he was appointed Senior Medical Officer to the Imperial Tobacco Company, where he remained for ten years. After 1986 he held sessional appointments in Occupational Health at the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, BUPA, Northern Foods and Hepworth Industries.
President of the Nottingham Society of Occupational Health 1969, Eddie Clark was Honorary Secretary of the Nottingham Medico-
Although retired and recovering from a stroke, he remains keenly interested in all aspects of medicine and continuing progress of the Society and he hopes, with the aid of further research, to publish the letters of Dr. Wrench, in book form.