(Philip) Kevin MurphyBMJ 2012; 344 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e560 (Published 01 February 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e560
- Andrew W Murphy,
- Peter Wright
(Philip) Kevin Murphy was a prominent, insightful and committed public health doctor in England, Wales, the Channel Islands, and Ireland. The third youngest of seven sons and one daughter, he enjoyed a fortunate childhood in Kilrane, County Wexford. His family were at the centre of village life though entwined agriculture, general merchant, post office, and local development enterprises. He had a lifelong love of country life and things, often recalled through tales of his maiden auntie and general factotum John Whitty. He …
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