Charles Anthony Higgins

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 12 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3006
  1. Caroline Higgins

Born in Worksop into a non-medical family (his father worked for the Yorkshire Penny Bank in Worksop and later in Huddersfield), Charles Anthony Higgins was able to study medicine at Guy’s Hospital because he was awarded a Kitchener scholarship and grants from the Thomas Wall Trust and Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust. Between 1949 and 1951 he did his national service with the Royal Army Medical Corps and went on to become a captain in the Territorial Army, spending time with a …

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