Thanksgiving service to celebrate Martin Fisher’s life

Besi Besemar May 8, 2015

Martin Fisher

FOLLOWING the news of the death of Professor Martin Fisher on April 20, the following arrangements are now in place:

On Tuesday, May 12 at 2pm, Martin’s funeral will take place attended by¬†family, close friends and colleagues.

On Thursday, May 21: from 10am ‚Äď 12noon at St George’s Church, St George’s Road, Kemp Town, Brighton BN2 1ED, there will be a Service of Thanksgiving,¬†offering patients, relatives, staff and colleagues an opportunity to gather together to give thanks for Martin’ life.

The event will begin at 10am and last for about 40 minutes.

Formal tributes will be read out about Martin and the great things he achieved, as well as the opportunity for people to add their tributes.  There will be music, a book of condolences and photographs of Martin.

Following the event there will be cake and a chance to chat with others.

Later in the year (date to be announced): A Memorial to Celebrate Martin’s life will offer the opportunity to formally launch the Martin Fisher Foundation – to celebrate and take forward the legacy of the incredible work he led.

Martin was one of the worlds leading HIV physicians and specialists and the first professor of HIV medicine at Brighton & Sussex Medical School.

He was an honorary consultant physician in sexual health and HIV at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital (BSUH) and was instrumental in the development of the HIV department there since being in post in 1995.