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John Douglas Mitchell

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 05 May 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2837
  1. Alastair Campbell

John Douglas Mitchell (“Douglas”) was born in Buckinghamshire in 1951. He qualified from the medical school in Aberdeen in 1975 with numerous awards and distinctions, including the Fulton prize in neurology.

Douglas undertook his neurology training in Cambridge and Edinburgh before being appointed consultant neurologist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Preston in 1986. In 1993 Douglas …

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