Professor Drife is on holidayBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6957.813a (Published 24 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:813
- J O Drife
A deadline is a deadline, as the Prof said before he left for the airport, but I don't see why he should ask me to write his column for him. I think that's the registrar's job. It's a mean trick making the SHO do it. Still, maybe it was meant kindly. He said it counts as a publication. Perhaps he recognised my facility with language from my stylish discharge letters.
Not that he actually threatened me. None of that “remember who writes your reference” stuff, though I'm sure some consultants would have taken that line. Did you see that excellent …