Professor on the frontline in fight to explain casualties of war

Posted on June 22, 2009

Simon Wessely is an internationally renowned expert on Gulf War illnesses.Director of the King’s Centre for Military Health Research, his team’s work has influenced policy on the health of British armed forces. “I’ve never made a secret of the fact that I greatly admire our armed services and feel we don’t value them enough.Those feelings have no doubt been influenced by my father’s background.”As a teenager his dad travelled on the Kindertransport from Prague to Britain to escape the Nazis.

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