A memorable messageBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7364.585 (Published 14 September 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:585
- D D R Williams, consultant psychiatrist.
- Cefn Coed Hospital, Swansea
It was the monthly meeting between clinicians and management. It had been going on for three quarters of an hour. The discussion was disjointed and downbeat. Colleagues were sad and disappointed by the effects of the latest round of NHS reorganisation on clinical services. Since 1974 the psychiatric services for Neath, Port Talbot, and Swansea had been integrated. This …