Geoffrey Charles Downing Dutton

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 17 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3796
  1. Adam Dutton

Geoffrey Charles Downing Dutton was born to Frederick and “Daisy” in Northwich, Cheshire. He attended Shrewsbury School and went on to study medicine at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and the London Hospital, where he qualified in 1944. Because of the blitz he was evacuated to Warley Woods Hospital in Brentwood, Essex, to complete his preregistration year. It was here that he met a young nurse, Marjorie, whom he was to marry in December 1945, the start of a lifelong mutual devotion. After full registration he …

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