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    Class of 1968 Reunion

    The Class of “68” (50 years from starting at St Mary’s) held a memorable and enjoyable reunion weekend in May in Oxford – the same weekend as the Royal Wedding and the FA Cup Final. Excitement was in the air as we met up at The Trout for lunch on the Friday in brilliant sunshine, and we just didn’t stop…

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    St Mary’s Alumni Reunion – Class of 1960

    “He is a Mary’s Man” rang out once again as 20 members of the Class of 1960 lunched together at The Little Ship Club, London on 7 September 2018. Of the 63 students who entered the medical school in 1955/1957 – for 1st, 2nd and 3rd MB qualifying in 1960/61 (11 women and 52 men), 23 became family doctors, 33…

  • Features

    M&B to the Rescue!

    (adapted from Nursing Churchill: Wartime Life from the Private Letters of  Winston Churchill’s Nurse, by Jill Rose, Foreword by the Hon Emma Soames. Amberley Press: 15 June 2018) On 7 February 1943, Prime Minister Winston Churchill returned to England after an exhausting four week journey to North Africa and the Middle East. He was feeling poorly and thought he must…

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    From Aeschylus to Aesculapius: How my father’s bravura performance as Clytemnestra led directly to him becoming a doctor and to my appearance on the world’s stage

    (adapted from Nursing Churchill: Wartime Life from the Private Letters of Winston Churchill’s Nurse, by Jill Rose, Foreword by the Hon Emma Soames. Amberley Press: 15 June 2018) The son of a Presbyterian minister,  my father Roger Miles was blessed with an amiable personality, a wry sense of humour and a well-developed notion of fair play. He was an enthusiastic,…