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Veronica Ferguson, who is married to James Ferguson, a grandson
of the late Captain James and Mrs May Ferguson, of Stranraer,.
has been appointed surgeon oculist to the Royal Household.
consultant eye surgeon in London, having qualified there and
in Glasgow where she worked for some time in the Southern
General Hospital, Mrs Ferguson is the first woman surgeon
to join the medical staff for the Royal Family or household.
duties are to look after the household.
her appointment she was a consultant at Charing Cross Hospital
from 1996 and was the first woman consultant surgeon to be
husband James is a partner in a London firm of solicitors.
his spare time he serves as Regimental Colonel of the Honourable
Artillery Company (TA), the oldest regiment in Britain and
the senior regiment in the Territorial Army.