Razia Mir obituary

Razia Mir obituary

My mother, Razia Mir, who has died aged 75, had a 40-year career as a doctor in Glasgow and London after leaving rural Pakistan.

Razia would often recount the culture shock of living and working in 1960s Scotland, where she encountered much prejudice in her early years as a junior doctor. She was often told to “go home” by staff and patients, and would reply, at first in innocence and then with a dry sense of humour, that she would be “finishing her shift soon”.

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