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Jessamine Akhurst

BMJ 2020; 369 doi: (Published 17 April 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;369:m1477
  1. Katharine Orton

My mother, Jessamine Akhurst (known as “Jem”), was a general practitioner in Chelmsford from 1960 to 1987. She was born in north London and attended Charing Cross Medical School, on the Strand, from 1949 to 1953.

She augmented her studies by starting and captaining the …

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