Raymund Noel Patrick Carroll

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 04 October 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6380
  1. Steve Payne,
  2. David Tweedle

Raymund Noel Patrick Carroll (“RNPC”) was born in Dublin and qualified from University College Dublin. In 1974, following comprehensive urological training, Ray was appointed consultant urologist at Manchester Royal Infirmary; at the same time he became the first president of the Urostomy Association. An innovator, he setting up new clinical services and was largely responsible for the commissioning of a new surgical wing at Manchester Royal Infirmary in 1991. Ray was an accomplished surgeon, a passionate teacher and delighted in the care of his patients. He had an abiding interest in jurisprudence with a large medico-legal practice. In 2001 he was awarded an LLM (Master of Law, a postgraduate law degree) and a Cardiff University Accredited Expert Witness (UK) by Cardiff University. A sportsman, RNPC always moved from one task to the next at high speed. His last years were blighted by Lewy body disease, which he accepted with dignity and courage. He is survived by his wife, Liz; three children; and three grandchildren.


Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6380


  • Former urological surgeon (b 1938; q Dublin, 1962), d 26 July 2011.

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