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William Ian Paterson

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 20 March 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1145
  1. Ginny Birrell

    Shortly after qualification, William Ian Paterson (“Ian”) joined the Royal Army Medical Corps, rising to the rank of acting colonel. He had a “good” war, operating tirelessly in field hospitals. He was the second medic to enter the concentration camp at Bergen-Belsen. He …

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