Geoffrey Peter McMullin

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 02 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3473
  1. Tony Watson

Peter McMullin died on Good Friday 2014 from complications after a mitral valve repair. He had been active until his last illness, playing golf regularly and working an allotment, but the leaking valve had severely reduced his mobility. He had approached the operation with some misgivings, fully aware of the risks of such a procedure at his age, but felt they were worth taking.

Peter entered Edinburgh medical school as a mature student, nearly 10 years older than his fellow students, and his maturity, quiet altruism, …

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