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James Alexander McCheyne Paterson

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 29 April 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2339
  1. Andrew Paterson

    James Alexander McCheyne Paterson (“Jim”) was the son of a general practitioner in Hertfordshire. After training in Edinburgh, he joined the Royal Army Medical Corps, where he spent the winter of 1945-6 in Ranchi, India, and met his future wife, Janet Beattie (St Andrews 1944). After marriage in 1946, he briefly went into practice with his father, by then in Shepshed, Leicestershire, before joining the …

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