Anthony Paul Ryley EckersleyBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4467 (Published 04 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4467
- Catherine Eckersley
Anthony Paul Ryley Eckersley (“Tony”) was born in Haddington, Scotland in 1947 but spent most of his childhood and education in Cumbria. He returned to Scotland when he was accepted initially to study forestry at Aberdeen University. Transferring into the medical school after a year, he continued there until he graduated in 1973. While at university he met his wife, Anne, and they were married in 1972.
After completing his training in Inverness, Tony embarked on a career in general practice. He worked in the Southside Road and then the Crown medical practices where he established himself as …