Acknowledgements

A number of Registrars in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Watford General Hospital have written pieces for the website including the History of Lawson Tait, the first Gynaecologist in the United Kingdom to successfully operate on a woman with a ruptured ectopic pregnancy.

We also acknowledge the financial support of Olympus Keymed (United Kingdom). We also wish to acknowledge the input of Louise Towler at Indigo Tree for their design and construction of the website to make it easy to navigate and use

Coutt’s & Company have a long reputation for supporting selective charities, and have agreed to provide banking facilities for the Foundation.

We are grateful to Chere Reine Masonic Lodge No 2853 for the generous donation and continued support of the foundation.  Chere Rene Lodge was consecrated on 7th June 1901 and is the medical lodge of Charing Cross Hospital and associated medical school. The Lodge holds regular meetings in St James in central London. The Masons are the second largest donators to charity in the United Kingdom .

Many thanks go to Healix for their support of the helpline and also to Russell Smith for his information technology input.

We would also like to say a special thanks to Mr Ronald Joseph for his help and support in editing this website.