Back to schoolBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7342.925/a (Published 13 April 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:925
- Colin Douglas, doctor and novelist
First, what to wear? Perhaps blazer, club tie, and stout brown walking shoes. Definitely not a suit. The week-long update course is, shall we say, not aimed primarily at hospital doctors.
When I get there, there are no suits and precious few blazers, but lots of pullovers and a truly impressive range of sensible, comfortable footwear. And everyone seems very relaxed, even at the ritual initiation of coffee and registration.
Familiar faces? A fair few, mainly local doctors whose …