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Reginald Frederick Bolam

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 03 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a668
  1. Susan Bolam

    Reginald Frederick Bolam (“Reg”) was singleminded in his determination to become a surgeon following an early childhood injury, treatment for which resulted in his right elbow becoming fixed.

    Born and brought up in south London, Reg completed his schooldays in East Sussex, where he and his class were evacuated during the second world war. They attended lessons part time, alternating a classroom with local pupils. …

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