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I had the privilege of working with Dr Keczkes in an outpatient
clinic in Beverley,East Yorkshire.His charming personality,punctuality,
and punctilious clinical skills stood above many other clinicians.Extreme
courteousness to both colleagues and patients was something which Dr
Keczkes adhered to, strongly.His refusal to accept a private consultation
fee from a Nurse(who I referred to his private clinic)--simply because he
happened to work for the NHS--is something that I clearly remember,and
indeed, was a rarity at the time.He showed great loyalty to BMWs and high
quality tobacco.Making coffee and a chat after a clinic was his
'duty';something which he always had time for.Above all, I will remember
him for his intolerance of hubris and racism which he openly rejected
without any hesitation.