Ida Fisher worked as a doctor in Sydenham for many years, a part of London that long boasted a Communist Party branch with the highest concentration of veteran and well-known leaders of the Party.
As such, she was personally closely associated with Robin Page Arnot and other veterans who were registered as her patients. In her medical work, she pioneered advanced ideas in community health care at a time when group practice and health centres were still innovations.
Ida was also a long-standing activist in the peace movement, especially against nuclear war. She died, aged 69, in 1986.
Source: Morning Star n.d.
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