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A Country Doctor

 

About this book:

  • ISBN: 095 232 8232 (paperback)

  • Published 1999

  • Price £4.00 (including post and packing)

  • 36 pages

  • Illustrated with black and white photographs

About this Book:

This book tells the story of a remarkable man - Dr Isaac Bainbridge. A farmer's son, born in 1885, he decided to become a doctor after injuring himself when he fell down a cliff.

Returning to his native village of Brough, after his studies at Durham University, Dr. Bainbridge was respected by his patients and the medical profession alike. Working seven days a week and on call 24 hours a day, he dealt with every type of medical emergency in the days when it took half a day to get to the nearest hospital.

After his death his devoted daughter closed the door on his surgery and dispensary. It was not opened again for half a century...

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