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Keir Hall Fisher

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 13 March 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1448
  1. Mac Speake, Peter von Kaehne

Keir Hall Fisher came from a medical family; his father was a senior anaesthetist at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He was a Glaswegian through and through. His identical twin brother, Ian, started medicine before Keir, but transferred to the Church rapidly. This caused great confusion when they visited each other’s “parishes.” After house jobs in Glasgow, Keir went to Kilmacolm as a trainee general practitioner. One day he was talking to a lawyer, who, as it happened, also acted for two Scottish GPs in rural England and was told they had a vacancy for a third partner. …

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