Be kind to your patientsBMJ 2001; 323 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7327.1459 (Published 22 December 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1459
- Alexander Fernandez, retired general practitioner
- Lyme Regis, Dorset
It was the week before Christmas. I was a singlehanded general practitioner with a list of 2800 and I was short of sleep, having been called out in the night. I looked at my appointments at the beginning of evening surgery—fully booked …
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