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Atkins, Sir Hedley John Barnard (1905–1983), surgeon and medical administrator

David Tyrrell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Atkins, Sir Hedley John Barnard (1905–1983), surgeon and medical administrator, was born on 30 December 1905 at 59 Addison Gardens, Hammersmith, London, the son of Colonel Sir John Atkins, general practitioner, and his wife, Elizabeth May Smith. He had a privileged upbringing in the family of an outstanding general practitioner and he used well the opportunities which this gave. He was educated at ...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health ; Surgery

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