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Bob Thomson

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 08 August 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5030
  1. Roger Finney,
  2. Alex Dellipiani,
  3. David Carr,
  4. Alan Rutter

Robert Thomson (“ Bob”) came to the specialty of urological surgery by the now unusual route of “General surgery with an interest in . . . ”and was appointed as consultant to the North Tees group of hospitals in 1974 after general surgery training in Glasgow, Carlisle, and Birmingham. His early education took place at Ayr Academy, and his original place at Glasgow University was in modern languages, but he changed to medicine after one year. Bob’s wide general experience and skills gave him a holistic approach to his surgical …

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