Dr Alan Laws 

Internationally recognised doctor of anaesthesiology

Dr Laws graduated in 1953 as Dux of the School.

As a clinician-scientist, Dr Laws studied the effects of anaesthesia on breathing mechanics. He was heavily involved with the examination process and in 1977, was elected Chair of the Royal College Witten Test Committee.

He was later appointed Chief Examiner in Anaesthesia in 1980. Under his influence, examinations became more clinically orientated—a process which continues to this day.

Dr Laws passed away in January 1995.