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Andrew Fowell

BMJ 2022; 376 doi: (Published 28 January 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;376:o225
  1. Stephen MacVicar

Andrew Fowell (“Andy”) undertook his junior doctor training in Leeds and then joined the GP training scheme in Bangor, north Wales. After completing his GP training, he returned to Yorkshire in 1983 and became a GP partner in the practice in Great Ayton. He, his wife, Anne, and their young family immersed themselves in the local community. Andy was a hugely respected and popular family GP, a fact borne out by the number of moving tributes to him made by his patients even though he left Great Ayton in 1996.

As a GP Andy understood the challenge of providing good end-of-life care for his patients and this motivated him to make a career …

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