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Margretta Eleanor Addis-Jones

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 29 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2421
  1. Clive Addis-Jones

Born into a house that frequently provided hospitality to Aneurin Bevan, the local MP, and perhaps influenced by him, Margretta Eleanor Addis-Jones (“Lynne”) was always anxious to practise medicine. She spent the war years being schooled at Malvern Girls’ College in rural Worcestershire, away from the bombs, before proceeding to study classics at St Andrews University in Dundee, places for medical school being in short supply. On leaving St Andrews she spent a year attending …

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