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Christopher Willcox

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4284 (Published 21 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4284
  1. Merlin Willcox

Christopher Willcox was born into a medical family. His father (Philip) was a consultant physician in the Windsor area. Both grandfathers were eminent doctors: Sir William Willcox was a physician at St Mary’s and a Home Office toxicologist (for example, in the famous Crippen trial); George Grey Turner, the first professor of surgery at the Hammersmith Hospital, London—where Christopher was born during the Battle of Britain. His great great grandfather, Samuel Gamble Willcox, was an apothecary in Leicestershire …

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