Richard Orme

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 02 May 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2318
  1. John Tripp

Richard L’Estrange Orme received his introduction to paediatrics early: he was delivered prematurely at home in Derbyshire to a family with a strong history of service in medicine. After some struggles he breathed and was placed in a drawer, and his mother was given the instruction “You can feed him if you like.” After education at Repton, Sydney Sussex College, Cambridge, and King’s College Hospital, London, he trained in paediatrics in …

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