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Paul Bradley

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 07 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l52
  1. Julie Browne,
  2. John Bligh

Friends, colleagues, and former students of Paul Bradley, professor and former director of clinical skills at Cardiff University, will be sad to hear of his death on Boxing Day at the age of 63 from squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. He leaves Pam, his wife of 38 years, with whom he had a strong and influential working partnership in the area of clinical simulation and clinical skills education.

Paul was an award winning, internationally renowned teacher, who was driven by a passion for improving medical education for the benefit of students and patients. He was widely respected for his innovative and creative application of evidence-based approaches to the teaching of clinical and communication skills.

Paul trained as a surgeon in Leeds before becoming a general practitioner and joining Mollie McBride and John Bligh at the Lache Health Centre in Chester, where he …

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