Donald William Cameron

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 23 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1014
  1. Alan Cameron

Donald William Cameron (“Bill”) was born to Margaret and Donald Cameron on 8 May 1928 in the Highland town of Invergordon. He was the youngest of their three children. In 1944 the family moved from Partick, Glasgow, to the West End of Edinburgh to Palmerston Place Church. Bill was offered a place to study medicine at Surgeons’ Hall in Edinburgh, receiving a grant of £20 per term from the Carnegie Foundation.

Medical school days after the war were hard but extremely rewarding. Bill had little time for relaxation but did prove …

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