Salisbury — Apr 26th 2022

The planned presentations on iPad having been deferred due to the unavoidable absence of the requesting members, Barry gave an overview of how the absence of significant computing power hampered original research. In a hospital environment, he used punched-cards to collect information that he then able to work on to produce an article for the regional Hospital Board.

Later, data collected in General Practice was managed exclusively by the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Finally, working in a succession of pharmaceutical companies, and with the benefit of increasing computer capabilities both on- and off-site, he was a member of groups of clinicians and allied professions responsible for the introduction of significant advances in the treatment of cancer and cerebral palsy.


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