Memoir of a medical career

In this autobiographical memoir, Dr Clyne Shepherd, a longstanding member of the society, describes a fascinating and varied medical career.
From undergraduate days in the 1940s through junior hospital posts and National Service in the 1950s, Clyne Shepherd paints a picture of life as a young doctor in the fledgling NHS.
His further training was geared toward a career as a missionary doctor in Africa and he describes his experience as a surgeon through war and peace in Nigeria. On return to Scotland he embarked on a very different career as a community medicine specialist in Lothian. Here he reflects on the changing pattern of health care which he experienced at first hand through a remarkable and wide-ranging medical career.
Read Dr Shepherd’s memoir here

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