For quite some years now I have been seeing a great doctor, Neville Rothfield. From time to time, I have heard confirmations about his age, although I never actually dared to ask him directly. I knew all along that he was pretty experienced – I could always tell when he examined me. But we would also have wonderful conversations about almost everything, since he has a keen interest in the world.

So today he finally retired, at almost 95 years old. Yes, a nonagenarian has been my doctor! He began practising way back in 1945, before antibiotics were prescribed and immunisation practised, let alone everything since then. Best wishes for your retirement, Neville.

Full stories can be found here and here (and earlier one from 5 years ago is here).

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