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A Royal Appointment

MRS Veronica Ferguson, who is married to James Ferguson, a grandson of the late Captain James and Mrs May Ferguson, of Stranraer,. has been appointed surgeon oculist to the Royal Household.

A consultant eye surgeon in London, having qualified there and in Glasgow where she worked for some time in the Southern General Hospital, Mrs Ferguson is the first woman surgeon to join the medical staff for the Royal Family or household.

Her duties are to look after the household.

Before her appointment she was a consultant at Charing Cross Hospital from 1996 and was the first woman consultant surgeon to be appointed there.

Her husband James is a partner in a London firm of solicitors.

In his spare time he serves as Regimental Colonel of the Honourable Artillery Company (TA), the oldest regiment in Britain and the senior regiment in the Territorial Army.

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