Frank WrightBMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c3602 (Published 07 July 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c3602
- Ian Cooke
Frank Wright was a senior partner in the Norfolk Park practice in Sheffield. Until his retirement in 1997 he had worked for more than 30 years in an inner city practice in predominantly high rise flats. He developed a programme for addicts, mainly heroin, and provided encouragement and support for other doctors in the city with professional or personal problems, many referred to him by the local medical committee.
Born in Westhoughton, Lancashire, in 1936, the youngest of four, he attended Rivington Grammar School, becoming head boy and captain of cricket, rugby, and football. He proceeded to Sheffield University, …