John Vernon Thurston

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 26 August 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5490
  1. Andrew Thurston

John Vernon Thurston was born in London in 1923, and was educated at Falconbury Preparatory School in Bexhill, and Haileybury College in Hertford. He went on to St Mary’s Medical School and qualified in 1945. After two years’ service in the Royal Air Force, he undertook various GP assistant posts before travelling out to Trinidad in 1950 to work as medical officer for the Shell oil company. He returned to the …

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