F or this issue, Marika Azzopardi meets up with Colonel Chevalier Dr Raymond Benċini to talk about his long and rewarding career in the British Army. The first time she met him was in 2002 when she reviewed his book “Hitler’s Deputy was One of my Patients - A Maltese Doctor in the British Army.” This time round, Dr Benċini speaks candidly about his personal experiences as a military doctor.
S hort accounts of interesting cases, some medical disasters, involving pathology and clinical practice, from the recollection of Prof. Albert Cilia-Vincenti.
There was a day and age when medicines were not mass produced, but handmade to doctor’s orders by none other than the village pharmacist. Marika Azzopardirekindles some memories during a visit to Malta’s only pharmacy museum. She interviews Mr Michael Bonnici.
Peter Muscat & Marlene Attard
Therese M Agius & Adrian M Agius