Charles Kickham HeffernanBMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b469 (Published 09 February 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b469
- Seamus Heffernan
Charles K Heffernan was born in County Kilkenny, the youngest child of two girls and four boys, of Patrick and Josephine Heffernan. His father was medical officer of health for the County of Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland.
Charles qualified as a medical practitioner at Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, in 1946. He became light heavyweight boxing champion for the British Army while stationed at Colchester in the Royal Army Medical Corps, 1946-8. …