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Nature volume 141, page 1112 (18 June 1938) | Download Citation



BIRMINGHAM.—The new Hospital Centre and Medical School are to be opened by the King and Queen on July 14, and to mark the occasion, at the degree congregation on July 2, the honorary degree of LL.D. is to be conferred on the following: Viscount Nuffield, who has contributed nearly £200,000 to the Hospital Centre ; Mr. Harry Vincent, who besides being a generous supporter has given much time and energy to the working out of the scheme ; Colonel Sir Bertram Ford, chairman of the Board of Management of the Birmingham Hospitals Contributory Association ; Dr. Robert Hutchison, president of the Royal College of Physicians ; Sir Cuthbert Wallace, president of the Royal College of Surgeons ; and Sir Edward Mellanby, secretary to the Medical Research Council.

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