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Elizabeth Pryce-Jones

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 31 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2461
  1. Ann South

Elizabeth Pryce-Jones (“Liz,” but known to her colleagues as “PJ”) had a larger than life, charismatic personality. She showed fierce loyalties, held strong opinions, delighted in the company of children and dogs, and had a passion for medicine.

A great extrovert, inclined to flamboyance of dress, she enlivened any gathering with an inexhaustible fund of stories and a keen sense of humour.

Paediatric practice occupied most of her working life. She was an astute diagnostician with a somewhat unconventional view of medicine. Her referral letters were legendary and would by today’s standards be …

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