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Francis William O’Grady

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 12 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4281
  1. Richard Slack

Francis William O’Grady had a distinguished career as a medical microbiologist and later as chief scientist at the Department of Health. He was an international authority on antimicrobial chemotherapy and urinary and airborne infections. After pathology training at the Bland Sutton Institute, Middlesex Hospital, he did national service in the Royal Army Medical Corps and then joined the Territorial Army, which started a long affiliation to the army and the award of the …

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