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Consultants' hootenanny

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7321.1137/a (Published 10 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1137
  1. James Owen Drife, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology
  1. Leeds

    Doctors gather in large numbers rarely and only for serious reasons—political, educational, or funereal. Our purely social occasions tend to be segregated by specialty or age, or to invoke a sense of duty. Most of us would be wryly amused at the thought of colleagues massing simply to have a good time.

    Imagine my feelings, then, at being appointed, in my absence, social convener for the senior staff committee and asked to organise a morale boosting event …

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