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Kenneth Scott

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 23 February 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k848
  1. James Carne

Kenneth Scott was born in north London, the youngest child and only son of Rachel and Sidney Scott, a school teacher in Hackney for over 40 years. On leaving school Kenneth spent two years’ national service in the Royal Air Force. Afterwards he was able to continue his lifelong ambition to study medicine. Experience in postgraduate hospital posts in “casualty” (A&E) and obstetrics and gynaecology confirmed him in his belief that general practice would best suit his temperament and talents. He was accepted to be a trainee by Talbot Rogers, a legendary figure in the BMA, who passed on some of his enthusiasm …

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