Soundings

The royal touch

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7355.111/a (Published 13 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:111
  1. Colin Douglas, doctor and novelist
  1. Edinburgh

    Here in Auchendreich we are accustomed to the presence of royalty but never take it for granted. So the usual meticulous preparations, combined with exceptional May sunshine, ensured that the opening of the new Auchendreich Royal Infirmary was the highlight of the recent jubilee tour of Scotland.

    Setting aside minor damage to the brand new royal Bentley in an incident with a JCB still working on the approach to the grand entrance, the whole thing seems to …

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