John Herman Higgins

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 01 December 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2756
  1. Ishaq Abu-Arafeh

    After completing his compulsory national service as a trainee nurse in the Royal Air Force, John Herman Higgins decided to study medicine. He found a day job in a wool merchants and cycled across Manchester to night school to study for university entrance exams. His enthusiasm paid off, and John commenced his medical school education at the University of Edinburgh in 1951, subsequently graduating MBChB in 1957. He undertook his pre-registration …

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