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Bill McQuillan

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l47 (Published 07 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l47
  1. Orla McQuillan

After qualifying, Bill McQuillan progressed through general practice, surgery, anaesthetics (including a stint at North Manchester General Hospital, where I worked exactly 50 years later), and child health before getting extremely unwell. Once recovered he moved into public health. After taking a management course at Templeton College in Oxford he became a manager who was also a doctor—a combination that was extremely unusual at the time. He persisted through seven NHS …

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