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Douglas Anthony Spencer

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 07 December 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1224
  1. Helen Spencer,
  2. Warwick Coulson

    Born in Leeds, Douglas trained at Edinburgh but moved back to his beloved Yorkshire to start his hospital career. After a period of national service he trained in psychiatry, eventually specialising in learning difficulties. In June 1965, aged 34, he was appointed consultant at Meanwood Park Hospital, …

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