Soundings

Is it a mortgage? Is it a photocopier? No..

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7062.948 (Published 12 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:948
  1. Colin Douglas

    It's the private finance initiative: the current hot topic here in Auchendreich. While it is not the normal practice of the Auchendreich Medical Golf Society to disclose the minutes of the 19th hole meeting, it was agreed on Saturday that—in view of the seriousness of the problems faced and the lessons that might be learnt elsewhere—an exception might be made just once.

    Though for more than 40 years the rebuilding of Auchendreich General has been among the highest priorities of public spending, it has to be acknowledged that, locally at least, there has been a strong sense of disappointment. Plans have …

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