Prof William "Bill" Jeans, a former professor of radiology at Sultan Qaboos University, has died.
He passed away on November 2 after suffering a retroperitoneal sarcoma secondary to radiotherapy.
Born in 1928, Bill Jeans completed his National Service as an Air Mechanic (Engines) in the Fleet Air Arm before going to
After qualifying he did his house jobs and was a medical registrar at the
He became interested in research in general practice and did a number of projects before joining the radiology training programme under Sir Howard Middlemiss in
There he became involved with student and postgraduate teaching as well as research, and transferred from the NHS to the
He was involved during this period in helping to establish CT scanning and interventional vascular radiology in the Royal Infirmary.
In 1990 he became the foundation professor of radiology at
After retirement in 2002 he joined his wife Maggie in developing her wholesale book importing business in
He leaves four children by his first wife.