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Raouf Yassin

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 29 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1895
  1. Robert A F Bell

Raouf Yassin, son of an Egyptian father and an English mother, was one of a whole generation of Egyptian doctors who left their homeland in the mid to late 1950s and who benefitted the NHS so much.

Raouf came to England 1956, in the aftermath of the Suez debacle, which followed Nasser’s nationalisation of the Suez Canal and the Anglo-French invasion, during which many Egyptian Christians and Jews left Egypt.

His original intention was to be an orthopaedic …

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