MB ChB Manch 1958, DLO Eng 1968.
Falconer was born in 27 November 1932. After qualifying at Manchester, Falconer was senior house officer at Stockport Infirmary and registrar (ENT) at St Anne's Hospital, Altrincham. He later worked as clinical assistant (geriatrics) for Trafford Area Health Authority. Falconer had a general practice in Altrincham and retired in the 1990s.