Fillers

The surname I do not have

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7349.1307 (Published 01 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1307
  1. Radhika (Ramkumar?), senior house officer (psychiatry) (radish75@hotmail.com)
  1. St Clement's Hospital, Ipswich

    I come from the south of India—Chennai in Tamil Nadu—and am currently working as a senior house officer in the NHS. I am writing this article to address the problem of surnames facing several Tamil doctors abroad. My name (one and only name) is Radhika. Until I got married, I was called M Radhika. The initial usually denotes the first letter of your father's name or …

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