Ron Jones was a Visiting Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the National Women's Hospital (NWH) for 38 years and latterly a Clinical Professor. He is a Past President of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease and Chair of the Scientific Committee of the International Federation of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy. Together with senior colleagues Bill McIndoe and Jock McLean they exposed the 'unfortunate experiment' at NWH. He is the author of 'Doctors in Denial'.
Doctors in Denial: The forgotten women in the 'unfortunate experiment'
When Dr Ron Jones joined the staff of the National Women's Hospital as a junior obstetrician and gynaecologist in 1973 he had no idea he would become embroiled in one of the world's worst examples of human experimentation outside of war. This is his story -a story of professional arrogance, misplaced loyalties and the unnecessary suffering of countless women and their families.