Raymond Nim-Wah ChanBMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l1879 (Published 26 April 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l1879
- Alice Chan
Raymond Nim-Wah Chan (“Ray”) was a well known orthopaedic surgeon who practised in Leicestershire from 1976 to 1999. He was one of the first Chinese orthopaedic surgeons in Leicester, if not the UK.
A native Hong Kong British national overseas (BNO) citizen, Ray was born in Hong Kong and endured difficult years as a young boy, living as a camp follower with his mother and siblings in China, after the evacuation of Hong Kong during the second world war.
He was sent to Campbell College in Northern Ireland with his brother for sixth form and went on to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He graduated in 1962 and went on for further training at University College Hospital in …