Obituaries

Christine Anne Ellington (née Wellard)

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7473.1048-c (Published 28 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1048

Former general practitioner Altrincham (b 1940; q Royal Free Hospital, London, 1964), died from cardiomyopathy on 2 January 2004.

Christine held house appointments at the Royal Free and in Sheffield, where she started her interest in paediatrics. She moved to Altrincham to join a practice housed in an old school attached to the church where her husband, David, was the vicar. She was forced to leave general practice because of prolonged physical debility; this was later followed by intractable depressive illness, but for some time she trained and participated in a counselling career. She leaves David, her children, and her grandchildren.

[Mary J Lloyd]

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