Geoffrey Nixon MorrisBMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e1433 (Published 19 April 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e1433
- Stephen Morris,
- Kathryn Holder,
- Fiona Donald
Geoffrey Nixon Morris (“Geoff”) was born in Plymouth, into an overwhelmingly medical family. He attended Mount House School in Tavistock, where he spent five very happy years doing well at athletics. He was also lead singer in the school choir. His education continued at Monkton Combe School, near Bath, where he played hooker at rugby, coxed the rowing teams, and, in 1976, took part in the tall ships race to Tenerife.
He undertook his medical studies at the London, and over Christmas in his final year, demonstrating his unfaltering Christian faith, arranged an elective in a busy mission hospital in Nazareth.
After house jobs Geoff was …