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John Hodge

John Hodge is ScreenWriterDoc

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John Hodge (born 1964) is a British screenwriter and dramatist, most noted for his adaptation of Irvine Welsh‘s novel Trainspotting into the script for the film of the same title. His first play Collaborators won the 2012 Olivier Award for Best New Play.[1] His films include Shallow Grave (1994), Trainspotting (1996) A Life Less Ordinary (1997), The Beach (2000), The Final Curtain (2002), and the short film Alien Love Triangle (2002). Continue reading John Hodge

Robert Kenneth Wilson

R.K. Wilson was HoaxDoc or PhotoDoc?

In these scientific times, people are pretty sceptical about monsters. But Nessie, the Lock Ness monster, has always had a lot of credibility. First, tourists and the locals kept on seeing something strange surging to the surface in Loch Ness. Second, there was that famous fuzzy photo showing its long neck rising out of the waters of Loch Ness. Everybody thought that the photo was genuine, because it was taken by a Pillar of the Community, the London medical doctor and ex-military man – Colonel Robert Kenneth Wilson. Continue reading Robert Kenneth Wilson

London Medical Orchestra

London Medical Orchestra exists since 1954

The London Medical Orchestra was formed in 1954, consisting mainly of refugee doctors and dentists from central Europe, conducted by Dr Hans Ucko and led by Dr J Bachner. It combined with the Three Hospitals Orchestra in 1964. Although many of the present members of the Orchestra are not members of the medical or ancillary professions, the Orchestra continues to have as its main purpose the supporting of medical charities through fund-raising concerts. Among former conductors are Norman Del Mar, Colin Davis and Bernard Keefe. Mr Dickson Wright was president for many years. Sir Adrian Boult and Jacqueline du Pré are among our past Vice Presidents.

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Vikas Shetty

Vikas Shetty is SportsDoc, GuitarDoc and SpiritualDoc

Dr Shetty joined the surgery in 2014. His main clinical interests are orthopaedics including joint injections and dermatology. He has done basic training in Dermatoscopy and hopes to pursue this further.
He enjoys playing golf, tennis, cricket and football. He follows various sports and is a Saints  fan. He is learning to play the guitar. He is an avid traveller and enjoys visiting museums and places of historical importance.
Other interests include spirituality and meditation.

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Nina Silson

Nina Silson is ArtDoc, SwimDoc and GardenDoc

Dr Silson qualified in 2000 from University of Birmingham and worked in Birmingham, Worcestershire and New Zealand before joining the practice in 2006.
Her main clinical interests are Women’s Health and Paediatrics. She does Minor Surgery and fits Contraceptive Implants and Coils.
Her main interests include life drawing, swimming and, more recently, developing a vegetable patch.
Married with 3 children.

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Hemi Bhatt

Hemi Bhatt is TennisDoc, ArtDoc and GuitarDoc

Bhatt has been with the Surgery since 1991.
His main clinical interests are Ophthalmology and Minor Surgery. He does Minor Surgery and the Ophthalmology clinic at the Surgery. He also works as a Clinical Assistant in Ophthalmology at Southampton Eye Hospital.
His main hobbies are tennis, painting and playing the guitar.
Married with 3 children.

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Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller is DirectorDoc, TVDoc, ACtorDoc, WriterDoc, JokeDoc and more

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Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller, CBE (born 21 July 1934) is an English theatre and opera director, actor, author, television presenter, humourist, and medical doctor. While training in medicine, and specializing in neurology, in the late 1950s, he first came to prominence in the early 1960s with his role in the comedy revue Beyond the Fringe with fellow writers and performers Peter Cook, Dudley Moore and Alan Bennett. Continue reading Jonathan Miller

Ian Williams

Ian Williams is CartoonDoc

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Ian Williams is physician, ComicDoc, graphic and Writer. Photo: Stephen Lampre

‘I am a physician, comics artist and writer, based in Brighton, UK. After training in medicine I took postgraduate studies in fine art and then an MA in medical humanities. I have taught at both medical schools and art schools, and have written book chapters, scholarly papers for various journals and articles for broadsheet newspapers. I started making comics under the nom de plume Thom Ferrier in 2007 but have since reverted to using my real name. My debut graphic novel, The Bad Doctor, was published in June 2014 by Myriad Editions. Continue reading Ian Williams

Jeffrey Tate

Jeffrey tate is ConductorDoc and PianoDoc

Jeffrey Tate CBE (born 28 April 1943, Salisbury – 2 June 2017 Bergamo) was an English conductor.

Tate was born with spina bifida, and also has kyphosis. His family moved to Farnham, Surrey when he was young and he attended Farnham Grammar School between 1954 and 1961 gaining a State Scholarship to Cambridge University, where he directed theatre productions. Tate initially read medicine at Christ’s College, Cambridge (1961–64), specializing in eye surgery.[1] He later worked at St Thomas’s Hospital, London, before giving up his clinical career to study music at the London Opera Centre. He became a repetiteur and a coach at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, under the tutelage of Sir Georg Solti.[2] Continue reading Jeffrey Tate

Theodore Howard Somervell

Theodore Howard Somervell was EverestMountainDoc, ArtDoc, MissionaryDoc (SpiritualDoc), OlympicDoc

Theodore Howard Somervell OBE, FRCS (16 April 1890 – 23 January 1975) was an English surgeon, mountaineer, painter and missionary who was a member of two expeditions to Mount Everest in the 1920s, and then spent nearly 40 years working as a doctor in India. In 1924 he was awarded an Olympic Gold Medal by Pierre de Coubertin for his achievements in mountaineering (Alpinism). Continue reading Theodore Howard Somervell