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Jane Hyslop Short

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 16 February 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n425
  1. Helen Nelson

Jane Merry was born in the manse in Shotts, Lanarkshire, where her father was a minister. She moved to Paisley aged 10 and attended Paisley Grammar School, where she excelled and won many prizes including the dux medal. During the war years she worked as a medical registrar in the department of Noah Morris at Stobhill Hospital. She became a member of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and completed her MD thesis on “Aspects of heart disease in old age with special reference …

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