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John Michael Holden

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: (Published 03 August 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3059
  1. Geoff Ridgway

John Michael Holden’s ambition as a schoolboy was to join the Royal Air Force aircrew. Born in Nigeria, where his father was chief justice, he was educated at a variety of schools in the UK. Problems with eyesight scuppered his RAF intentions, leading to a last minute switch of career to study medicine. As a student he met and married …

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