Sally Eelin Galbraith

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 12 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4295
  1. Campbell Mackenzie, George Misiewicz, Alan Galbraith

Sally Eelin Galbraith (née Newton) spent the early part of her life in India and on returning to the UK was educated at Roedean School. She did her house jobs at Barts and the North Middlesex Hospital. She joined a single-handed practice in Maida Vale and, with the help of her second husband, Alan Galbraith (a fellow Barts student), built up an excellent family practice, where they both became trainers and attracted many patients from the performing arts. Her first husband was the international horn player Barry Tuckwell, and Sally developed a deep interest in the dysfunctional problems affecting coordination in musical instrument players. After a period of study with the Society for Analytical Psychology, she developed an enviable reputation for helping those suffering from these conditions. One of her greatest loves was music, especially opera, and she spent many happy days at Covent Garden, Glyndebourne, and Wexford. She leaves her husband, Alan; two children, David and Jane; and her stepson, Rodney.


Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4295


  • General practitioner (b 1931; q St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School 1956), d 25 February 2015.

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