CruisingBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7315.759/a (Published 29 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:759
- James Owen Drife, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology
Only a month ago, I had never seen the Crimea and my longest sea voyage had been on the ferry to Brittany. Now I am one of the growing number of doctors who cruise. Specialist societies are probably already being formed—the British and European College of Ancient Medical Mariners, perhaps, or the Medical Association of Sea Travellers.
Most of the people on our ship were not doctors, but there were enough of us to …