Queen's doctor Peter Fisher dies in 'cycling collision'

Lewis Collier
August 17, 2018

A doctor who worked as a physician to Britain's Queen Elizabeth has been killed after colliding with a truck as he cycled through central London.

"He was an global figure in homeopathy who was committed to holistic and compassionate care for his patients", said Doctor Gill Gaskin, a medical director for University College London Hospitals where Fisher worked for more than 35 years.

"The cyclist, a man aged 67, was pronounced dead at the scene".

Sky News understands the Queen has been informed of the death of one of the Royal Family's physicians.

Dr Gill Gaskin, medical director at University College London Hospitals (UCLH), said he worked at the RLHIM for more than three decades and was a physician to the Queen. "We are all shocked by his tragic loss", Marcus Setchell, the queen's former surgeon-gynaecologist, told the Standard.

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Dr Fisher died on Wednesday morning during his commute to work.

The Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine described Dr Fisher as "a highly regarded colleague and friend".

Fisher was a world expert in homeopathy, an alternative medicine based on the idea that a tiny amount of a substance that causes a disease stimulates the body's immune system in a natural way.

"He was an worldwide figure in homeopathy who was committed to holistic and compassionate care for his patients".

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