James Alexander McCheyne PatersonBMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c2339 (Published 29 April 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2339
- Andrew Paterson
James Alexander McCheyne Paterson (“Jim”) was the son of a general practitioner in Hertfordshire. After training in Edinburgh, he joined the Royal Army Medical Corps, where he spent the winter of 1945-6 in Ranchi, India, and met his future wife, Janet Beattie (St Andrews 1944). After marriage in 1946, he briefly went into practice with his father, by then in Shepshed, Leicestershire, before joining the …
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