Eleanor Head Busher

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 15 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i894
  1. Kathryn Solesbury

Eleanor Head Busher (“Elly “) was a much loved wife, mother, and sister. She was also a very popular member of a wide circle of friends and colleagues, to whom she was loyal, supportive, and dependable. Her cheerful disposition and sense of humour pervaded all aspects of her professional and private life.

After graduating from Birmingham, she trained as a GP in Worcester and became a principal at a practice in the city in 1987. She later spent 15 years as a partner at St Martin’s Gate Surgery before retiring in June 2014.

Elly provided well informed, warm and compassionate care for her patients, and enjoyed the depth, breadth, and continuity of working as a family doctor. She combined her clinical knowledge with a commitment to the administrative aspects of health care and was the practice representative for commissioning.

Elly leaves her husband, Guy Busher; their daughter, Rebecca; and their son, Tom.


Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i894


  • Former general practitioner Worcester (b 1958; q Birmingham 1981), died as the result of an accident while on a skiing holiday in the French Alps on 25 January 2015.

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