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John Francis Gerard McCaughan

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 21 July 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4719
  1. Ken Addley

John Francis Gerard McCaughan was born in Belfast, the son of a local school teacher. He was educated at St Malachy’s College, Belfast. After qualifying he trained in general practice before entering a career in occupational medicine, serving as area medical adviser with British Telecom (1991-92) and industrial medical officer to the Belfast shipbuilding firm Harland and Wolff (1987-92)—he was the last “shipyard doctor.” A decade in the occupational health …

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