A humerus life

Professor Angus Wallace is a renowned orthopaedic surgeon based in Nottingham. His fascinating career is a litany of remarkable stories which, over the years, have generated quite a number of front page headlines.

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When a woman suffered a collapsed lung at 35,000 feet in the air, Wallace made the front page after saving her life with just a coathanger and a bottle of brandy. He also brought joy to England fans across the country when he devised a treatment for Wayne Rooney’s injured foot that would see him fit and ready for the 2006 World Cup. And, he was responsible for developing the UK’s brace position after researching injuries from the 1989 Kegworth air crash.

Having fulfilled a long and action-packed career, Wallace retired from the University of Nottingham in 2015. And our scribe, Lauren, went along to his retirement party to visualise a life packed full with amazing achievements.

The final scribe tells a truly extraordinary visual story of Professor Angus Wallace’s fascinating life, stretching from childhood to present day. We wish him a happy and well-deserved retirement.