Tag: #Somerville

A book to read this summer – Beat by Rowan Somerville

I was given a book by Professor Jane Somerville written by her son Rowan. A few weeks ago Rowan came to Malta and we spoke more about the book during a tv interview.  He  spent six years  meticulously researching a topic, one which I believe many people choose to remain detached from. Proud mother of great son Professor Jane Somerville I spent my youth … Read More A book to read this summer – Beat by Rowan Somerville

A visit from Professor Jane Somerville

Professor Jane Somerville is a pioneer in the medical field.   She created a new specialty within cardiology to care for grown ups with congenital heart disease [GUCH].  She is Emeritus Professor of Cardiology at Imperial College London and was the cardiologist for the first heart transplant operation in 1968. Professor Somerville set up a clinic in Malta which runs from Mater Dei and … Read More A visit from Professor Jane Somerville

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The abortion question in Malta – Professor Jane Somerville

A total ban on abortion may endanger the life of women. Professor Jane Somerville explains her views. She says,  “The abortion question in Malta is a very tricky one. And I understand both sides, of course.’ ‘First of all you have to have some sort of opinion in order to guide. But it has to be very open-minded and I respect both sides. And  … Read More The abortion question in Malta – Professor Jane Somerville