Guy Christopher BrillBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4023 (Published 02 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4023
- Stephen Brill,
- Peter Burrows
Guy Christopher Brill (“Chris”) was born in Edenbridge in Kent and educated at St Edward’s School in Oxford. After doing his requisite two years service in the Royal Air Force at Box in Surrey, he went up to King’s College, Cambridge, where he excelled in medicine. His director of studies there, Dr Kendal Dixon, held him in great regard and commented that he would be eminently qualified to be a consultant. However, Chris already knew by that stage that he valued ongoing relationships with his patients and embarked on a career as a general practitioner.
After marrying Sally, whom he met while a houseman at St Thomas’s in London, Chris moved to Winchester in 1959. There he became the first ever vocational GP …