Dame Dr Hilda Lloyd DBE
(1891-1982)

Died aged c. 91

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 Birmingham University (Interc BSc Pure Science, 1914, MBChB Medicine, 1916).

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Dame Hilda Lloyd 1891-1982 Senior Surgeon President of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1949-1952

Birmingham Women's Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they worked

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

Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they was