Fillers A memorable patient

But the greatest of these is charity

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7376.1358 (Published 07 December 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1358
  1. Iona Collins

    It was an unusually busy hospital follow up clinic, with the waiting room full of clock watching, disgruntled patients and the clinic falling further and further behind time. As I read through the next customer's notes, I saw that he was a homeless alcoholic, and I stereotyped him as someone who was likely to be drunk, possibly abusive, and probably time consuming. I was going to be even further …

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