Unanimity in the professionBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6969.1659 (Published 17 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1659
Don't pretend to be unanimous
- Richard J Lilford
- Chair, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LN.
EDITOR,—The first two editorials in the issue of 29 October sit strangely together. While the first, by Ian Morrison and Richard Smith, takes an imaginative view of the future,1 the second, by Tony Grabham, is a fine example of the authoritarian and corporatist attitude that has characterised “doctors' leaders” for too long.2 Morrison and Smith urge doctors to see themselves as part of a wider society, …