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Tarvin History Revealed – Local Doctor Retires

3rd July 2021 @ 6:06am – by Tarvin Webteam
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In October 1994, after 32 years of serving the communities of Tarporley, Tarvin and Waverton, Dr Alistair 'Sandy' Campbell retired from the Tarporley Health Centre practice. After succeeding his father in the practice, Dr Campbell was being replace by his son, making it three generations of Campbell doctors serving a local community of around 30,000 people.

In addition his role in the practice, Dr Campbell fought, and won, a 20 year battle to save the Tarporley War Memorial Hospital and the community is still enjoying the benefits of his success 27 years later. After his retirement from the practice Dr Campbell continued to run the hospital as a charity.

Dr Campbell joined the Heath Centre after training at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London and serving with Blue Funnel Line as a ship's doctor. In addition to his involvement in retirement with Tarporley Hospital, Dr Campbell continued to serve as deputy chairman of Chester Magistrates, as a committee member on the Mercia region of the National Trust and to pursue his passionate interest in local archeology.

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