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Laurence Gregory Wells

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 07 December 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5657
  1. Catherine Lake,
  2. Jonathan Lake

After qualifying Laurence Gregory Wells (“Greg”) took a characteristically principled stance. With his wife, Mary, he moved from Cape Town to rural Zululand to work at the Charles Johnson Memorial Hospital in Nqutu, inspired by the work of Anthony and Maggie Barker. Working with the Zulu community was highly unusual for South Africans, and not without significant personal and professional risk …

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