Dr Gavin Francis

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Gavin Francis talks to Edi Stark about his role as doctor at an Antarctic research station

20130430

2013043020140730 (RS)

Edinburgh GP Gavin Francis talks to Edi Stark about spending over a year as base camp doctor at Halley research station in Antarctica, so remote it's said to be easier to evacuate a casualty from the International Space station. Now married with three young children he explains his need for silence and solitude.