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Lawrence Peter Ormerod

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 07 February 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l582
  1. Pauline Ormerod

A form of childhood tuberculosis at age 7 made Lawrence Peter Ormerod decide to become a doctor. After training in respiratory and general medicine in Manchester and Birmingham, he was appointed as consultant in Blackburn in 1980, with a remit to tackle TB, in the district that then had the fourth highest incidence of the infection in the UK. He devised a full …

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