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Peter Cook

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 07 July 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4469
  1. Richard Buckle

Peter Cook was born in Brazil, an only child, and his parents brought him to London when he was 8, so that he could have a good education. After medical school in Sheffield, house jobs in Sheffield and Scunthorpe, and a year as a casualty senior house officer in Nottingham he joined the East Birmingham VTS. Under Garth and Mary Jeavons he learned what good general practice should be; lessons he never forgot and was always grateful for. In 1975 he became a General Practitioner in Tickhill and Bircotes on the South Yorkshire and North Nottinghamshire border where he stayed until his retirement in 2007.

He had strong values, which were the bedrock …

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