David Short

Emeritus Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Aberdeen.

David Short (1918 - 2005) spent the major part of his medical career as a consultant cardiologist in Aberdeen. He was appointed Queen's Physician in Scotland, and on his retirement Emeritus Professor of Clinical Medicine. Besides his medical work and writing, he was for many years an elder and a preacher at a local independent church.



The Bedside Book

The Bedside Book

Daily Readings and Prayers for Testing Times

~ David Short

Sometimes when we most need to read and pray, for example when illness strikes, and energy is low and concentration is a struggle, we feel least able to do so. David Short compiled this little book of brief morning and evening... read more


Pastoral Visitation

Pastoral Visitation

A Pocket Manual

~ David Searle, David Short

It is a Christ-like act to befriend a sick or a lonely person: this book is a wonderfully useful guide to giving the most you can by your visits. Written by authors with long pastoral experience, it will prove a real help to all... read more