The grateful patients of ArlesBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7016.1363 (Published 18 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1363
- A L Wyman
- A L WYMAN is a retired consultant physician in London
The papers seemed to be full of the misdemeanours of doctors. A diagnosis had been missed here. An operation had gone wrong there. Some unfortunate old person had lain for hours on a trolley, waiting for admission to a ward. Another had been transferred to a hospital remote from home because no nearer bed was available. On television an angry woman raged against the arrogance of surgeons. Patients or their relatives …
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