The tragic death of Dr George Ballard,
consultant cardiologist at the Yorkshire Heart
Centre in LGI has shocked everyone in the
41 year old Dr Ballard died on Sunday 2nd
August in a cycling accident in the Yorkshire
Dales. He leaves a wife and two children.
Dr Ballard specialised in adult congenital
Colleagues described him as ‘funny and
brilliant and said he would be remembered
for his extraordinary professional talent, sense of humour and unfailing commitment to
His funeral in Skipton was attended by hundreds of members of family, colleagues and
friends, showing the esteem in which he was held.
Our thoughts and deepest sympathy go to his wife and family.