A medical career that spans a lifetime

The 90-year-old hung up her stethoscope last week at the local medical practice where she has spent the last quarter of a century, working five days a week and caring for residents in nursing homes.

“I have been working here a long time,” Dr Marks told MO.

“It is only now I am so old and decrepit everyone is taking an interest.”

After leaving school, Dr Marks worked first in a bank but “found it very boring