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John Kenelm Guly

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 26 October 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4533
  1. Henry Guly

After house officer posts at St Mary’s and Colindale hospitals, John Kenelm Guly entered general practice in 1953. He was a trainee to Dr John Ford and later joined him in a partnership. His career reflects the changes in general practice that occurred over the following 35 years. When he started, his son remembers hurried mealtimes, as, while the family was eating, patients could be seen, through net curtains, gathering in the conservatory, which acted as a waiting room. When the meal was over, the table was pushed to one side, a desk and examination couch were rolled out; the dining room became a consulting room and the children, elsewhere in the …

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