David Richard FirthBMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5588 (Published 19 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5588
- Dorothy Cullen
David Richard Firth was the son of a general practitioner in Oxford. He attended the Dragon School Oxford and Radley College. He did his military service at Bovington Camp, Dorset, as medical officer in the tank regiment, mainly with the junior leaders.
From 1963 to 1994 he was a singlehanded GP in the Devon village of Shaldon, familiar …