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Wendy Leigh Thomson

BMJ 2021; 375 doi: (Published 03 December 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n2967
  1. H A Thomson

Wendy Leigh Thomson (née Jefferson) was an only child; her father was the vicar of Blackheath and her mother the editor of Theatre World. She was evacuated to Devon during the second world war and later attended Malvern School for Girls.

She applied to St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in 1947 at a time when fewer than 10 students in an intake …

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