AN INFLUENTIAL DOCTORBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7071.1530 (Published 14 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1530
- Andrew Crowther
He read the right BMJ letter
The general practitioner who influenced my subsequent 25 years in practice, Jimmie, as he was always known, had worked hard through the difficult years of the 1930s, through the restrictions of the second world war, and had reached an honourable retirement age. After retiring for several years he had returned to help out in an emergency until new principals could be found, and I joined the practice as a locum. Jimmie was very much of the old school, brought up in an age when there were few …
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