Patrick RamageBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2751 (Published 06 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2751
- Bernard Norman
Patrick Ramage was born on the 13 July 1935. His father was an engineer for the British Army, and Patrick spent most of his early childhood with his five brothers and sisters in India. Because of political problems related to the partition of India, Patrick’s family moved to Leeds in England when he was a teenager.
After leaving school, Patrick initially studied chemistry but soon switched to medicine. He trained at Charing Cross Medical School in London, qualifying in 1962. During his training he supported himself by taking on a number of part time jobs. Nonetheless he found time to form many lifelong friendships and contacts, …