Harrogate Hospital Doctor now confirmed to have died in Scottish avalanche


Police have confirmed that the fourth victim to have died as a result of the avalanche in Glencoe on Saturday as Dr Rachel Majumdar aged 29 and a Doctor working at Harrogate District Hospital.

She was originally from Merseyside and most recently living in Leeds.

Dr Rebecca Leigh, a Consultant doctor who worked with Dr Majumdar at Harrogate District Hospital, said:

Rachel was a gifted and dedicated doctor, who was in the middle of her training. A very promising medical career has been cut tragically short. She was one of the finest doctors I have ever worked with.

All the staff and patients who knew Rachel will remember her for her caring nature, with a smile and a friendly word for everyone. The thoughts of everyone at the Hospital are with her family and friends at this very difficult time and we are offering every support we can to our staff.