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Peter Sykes

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5287 (Published 21 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5287
  1. Emma Savin

Peter Sykes was the prize medallist in the final year at the University of Sheffield in both clinical medicine and surgery, but he was destined to become a consultant psychiatrist. He had an illustrious career spanning the years 1954 to 1995, and at 29 he was the youngest doctor in England to be appointed as a consultant. He worked in England, Scotland, and Canada, where he was director …

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