5 minutes with...Dr Lynton Hudson

If you could cure one disease in your lifetime which one would it be? 

Cancer – it causes great prolonged misery to those I care for.

What is the single best piece of advice you would give to a medical student? 

Listen to the patient.

The best book you ever read was and why? 

Lubert Stryer’s Biochemistry – it was the only thing that would put me to sleep one night after drinking the next door neighbours’ Lebanese coffee.

Have you ever tried using a complementary medicine or