Alongside his medical career, Dan Reinstein has regularly played the saxophone for over 35 years. His musical training includes two years of study on a performance scholarship at the Berklee College of Music, in Boston. Despite his busy medical career, he continues to play jazz on a monthly basis at the 606 Club in Chelsea, London. Continue reading Dan Reinstein→
Besides his specialisations in natural medicine, environmental medicine, emergency medicine and his full registration as GP at the GMC in London he holds several private pilot licences: PPLA, PPLB, PPLC and performs exams for pilotes.Continue reading Frank Fabian→
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→
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.
Jacek Strauch was born as son of polish immigrants in London. He concluded his medical studies at Queens-College in Cambridge before he did his singing studies privately and at the National Opera Studio in London. Continue reading Jacek Strauch→
George Henry Kingsley was EthnoDoc, TravelDoc, NaturalistDoc, WriterDoc
KINGSLEY, GEORGE HENRY (1827–1892), traveller and author, son of the Rev. Charles Kingsley of Battramsley House in the New Forest, was born at Barnack, Northamptonshire, 14 Feb. 1827. Continue reading George Henry Kingsley→
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