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Henry Marsh


A well-known neurosurgeon with a long career working at St George’s Hospital, London, he is author of the memoir Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery (Orion, 2014), which unexpectedly became a bestseller, mainly because of his sincerity when discussing the ethical dilemmas of his profession, and his approach to the need to rethink the doctor-patient relationship. In 2017, he published a second volume, Admissions: Life as a Brain Surgeon (Thomas Dunne Books), in which he reflects on his professional career. Henry Marsh is also well known for his leading role in the documentary The English Surgeon (2007), winner of an Emmy award.

Update: 3 September 2018


Has participated in

Lecture by Henry Marsh and discussion with Eva Piquer

Humanising Medicine