Obituaries

Susan Elizabeth Jean (“Sue”) MunbyRachael Mary RosserRobert Spencer (“Bob”) RudlandSankar Das SarkarRoger Sauvan-Smith

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7161.821 (Published 19 September 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:821

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General practitioner Wandsworth 1982-91, Coventry 1992-7 (b Wimbledon 1955; q Westminster 1978; DRCOG, MRCGP), died of metastatic cancer of the colon on 20 May 1998. She followed her mother into general practice and became a partner in her training practice, with her identical twin sister in practice nearby. She moved to Kenilworth when her husband was appointed a consultant clinical oncologist. A woman with high standards in everything she tackled, she was a superb cook and hostess, while her practical gardening knowledge was immense. Bird watching, walking, tennis, and skiing (latterly) were all among her interests. She leaves a husband, Andy; two daughters; parents; and three sisters.

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Rachael Mary Rosser

Emeritus professor of psychiatry University College London (b Coventry 1941; q Cambridge/St Thomas's 1966; FRCP, FRCPsych), died in a fall at home on 10 July 1998. She started life in the blitz, growing up in great poverty. She won a scholarship to Cambridge and after qualification held posts in general medicine before entering psychiatry. Deeply versed in both pharmacology and in psychotherapy, she developed her skills with the help of a personal analysis. She introduced liaison psychiatry at both Charing Cross and the Middlesex Hospitals, but her widest clinical impact came with the setting up of …

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