Love is all you need.BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6957.816 (Published 24 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:816
- D Carnall
Well, what would happen if a senior house officer in a teaching hospital found himself endowed with miraculous powers to heal the sick? The Healer set out to explore this interesting idea, with mixed results.
Paul Rhys played Dr Lassiter, a shambling Irish doctor who emerges from three years in the wilderness to take on a senior house officer's job. After several minor miracles on sundry animals and old ladies, he hits the big time by healing a 5 year old boy of an intracranial haematoma. While the boy's duly grateful mother offers to endow the hospital with a £1.5 million MRI scanner, the …