Soundings

Employees of the year

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7003.515a (Published 19 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:515
  1. James Owen Drife

    Lesser journals run annual contests to find Britain's best doctor or nurse. Nowadays the Nurse of the Year is chosen NOT for her looks but for—er—her caring personality. The doctor is chosen, as ever, for his research. Some day the nurse may be chosen for her research and the doctor for his caring personality, but not yet.

    Our awards are not limited to medical and nursing staff.

    Kitchen assistant of the year—We are not necessarily seeking the person with the loudest singing voice but the one with the most extensive repertoire from the great musicals of the 1950s, and the ability to drop large metal objects at …

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