Miss. Joanna Reed in the News
I'm doing what I'm meant to be doing. It's a rare gift
The patient looked surgeon Jo Reed in the eye, desperate for clarification as to what she had just told him.
"He said to me So you will be doing the operation?... So you are a surgeon?'," she recalled, smiling. "It was taking a while for it all to sink in."
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Essex Rivers Healthcare - NHS Trust
Woman joins internationally renowned "Keyhole Surgery" team
A pioneering woman surgeon has this month joined the NHS trust that runs Colchester General Hospital.
Miss Jo Reed was one of the first women in the UK to be appointed as a consultant general surgeon with a specialist interest in laparoscopic – so-called "keyhole surgery" – when she became a consultant in 2000.
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