Administrative / Biographical History

BSc Wales; MRCS Eng LRCP Lond 1931; MB BS Lond 1933, MD 1935; MRCOG 1938.

Evans trained at Cardiff, Sheffield and King's College Hospital. She held junior positions at King's College and Queen Charlotte's Hospitals before being appointed resident obstetrical officer at Crumpsall Hospital Manchester in 1934. She was one of the first medical women to hold such a post. During the war she was evacuated, along with the obstetric department, to Blackpool. In 1952 Evans was appointed consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, holding this post until her retirement in 1961. Evans also held obstetrical positions at Oldham Royal Infirmary, Ancoats Hospital Manchester, Manchester Jewish Hospital and Heywood and Middleton Borough Councils. Evans was a member of Manchester Medical Society and the North of England Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society. She was an important member of the Manchester Association of the Medical Women's Federation. Evans died on 26 April 1983 aged 85.