London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Dr John Marks

Contributors

Dr John Marks qualified as medical doctor in the year that the NHS was founded. He went on to have a distinguished career from GP to Chairman of Council of the British Medical Association on which he reflects in The NHS: Beginning, Middle and End?

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2010

Thursday, 4 March 2010

‘John Marks is something of a national treasure. He is a man whose life for more than 40 years marched in beat with that of the National Health Service. There is scarcely a medical issue or controversy in which John Marks was not involved. In all of these John Marks played more than a walk-on part. In many he was a principal actor.’ Nicholas Timmins, Financial Times

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-festival event.