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BMJ. 2007 November 3; 335(7626): 943.
PMCID: PMC2048854

Thilliampalam Paramananthan

Thilliampalam Paramananthan worked in various government hospitals in his native Sri Lanka until 1968 and in forensic pathology until 1972. He passed the MRCP (UK) part one examination held in Colombo in 1971 and came to the United Kingdom in 1973 to pursue postgraduate education. Subsequently he held a senior house officer post in general psychiatry in Bruntwood, Staffordshire, and a registrar post in psychiatry in Burnley, Lancashire. He finally worked as a clinical assistant in psychiatry in Somerest and County Durham. He was a man with strong family ties. A very private and polite individual, he and his wife rarely missed any Sri Lankan social gatherings held in the north east of England. He leaves a wife, Ratna, and a son, Neeth.


Former clinical assistant in psychiatry Darlington (b 1932; q University of Ceylon, Colombo, 1957; MRCP), died after a short illness from cryptic fibrosing alveolitis on 19 May 2007.

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