Professor William Brumfitt

We acknowledge with sadness the recent death of Prof Brumfitt, a former President and founder member of BSAC.

Prof Brumfitt was educated at Worksop College in Nottinghamshire and St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, qualifying in 1951. He was MRC scholar at the Wright–Fleming Institute where he worked with Sir Alexander Fleming and Prof Robert Cruickshank.

His publications included work on urinary and other Gram-negative infections, studies on the mode of action and resistance to antibiotics was well as clinical studies to define the place of new antibiotics.

Professor Brumfitt, thought hard work and dedication, helped build firm foundations that has enable the Society to grow and flourish. His contributions will be long remembered and honoured. Council passes on condolences to his family and friends.

Further details on funeral / memorial service arrangements will be published once known.