Norman Stanley Williams
Sir Norman Stanley Williams FRCS FRCP FRCPE FMedSci FRCA (born 15 March 1947) is a British surgeon and former President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He was knighted in the 2015 New Year Honours.
In October 2015 he was appointed clinical adviser to Jeremy Hunt. During the 2016 junior doctors' strike, he was prevented by a Department of Health staff member from answering a question during a Sky News interview, which was widely perceived to have embarrassed the government at a time of national crisis.
- Williams, Norman Stanley. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 1920–2015 (April 2014 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
- "New Year's Honours lists 2015" (PDF). gov.uk. Cabinet Office and Foreign Office. 30 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
- "Hunt hires ex-royal college boss amid seven day row". Health Service Journal. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
- "Department of Health adviser 'gagged' in Sky interview on junior doctors' strike". The Guardian. 12 January 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
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