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The Marlborough Doctors

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6988.1208 (Published 06 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1208
  1. Roger Rolls

    Dick Maurice Alan Sutton, pounds sterling12.99, pp 99 ISBN 0 07509 0831 9

    If today's general practitioners feel hard done by they might reflect on the workload of their predecessors. For Drs Pinckney and Maurice, who became partners in 1792, there were no rotas and they both worked a seven day week making several visits each day over a radius of ten miles or more from their practice in Marlborough. Considering the poor quality of roads, the harshness of winters, and the need to change …

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