Christopher John Goodwill

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 13 June 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3718
  1. Catherine Patey

Christopher John Goodwill came from a medical family, including his mother, who qualified from King’s College Hospital in 1926 and from whom he learnt much medicine.

After house jobs in London, he was in the army for his national service, mostly as a medical officer with the Grenadier Guards. Returning to civilian life in 1960, when most national service was ending, he worked at the Brook Hospital, Woolwich—excellent training for the MRCP. Following this, he worked at the Brompton Hospital, being particularly interested in the treatment of …

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