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Inaccuracies in obituaries should not be ignored

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7109.683a (Published 13 September 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:683
  1. Elizabeth Wilson, Retired coordinator, family planning and well woman services, Greater Glasgow Health Boarda
  1. a 11 Westbourne Gardens, Glasgow G12 9XD

    Editor—I must correct some of the factual errors in the obituary on Gladys “Margaret” Pappworth (née Curtis).1 I knew Margaret Curtis well in the 1960s and early '70s, and I trained her in the Family Planning Association's clinic in Attercliffe, in Sheffield. Our clinic was by then both efficient and professional; it was one of the first to start prescribing the pill, several years before Dr Curtis's arrival there, and was recognised nationally …

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