A positive response from the GPBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7209.573 (Published 28 August 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:573
- Andrew Bush, reader in paediatric respirology
My father was in hospital, paraplegic from a cord compression by a secondary from prostate cancer. He would never walk again. He had been looked after brilliantly by people who were without exception fine human beings in each hospital he had attended. But to him, hospitals as institutions were places where he could never feel remotely at ease Indeed, when courting my mother, a physiotherapist, he would never even go inside the hospital where she …
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