Duty doctorBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7417.757-a (Published 25 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:757
- Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary health care
- University College London
Being a medical Jack of all trades, and making no secret of my taste for adventure, I am often approached by people who seek to include a medic in some ambitious scheme or other. Would I oversee a sponsored swim in a pool in someone's back garden, with 50 children aged 4 to 17 (and, by the way, they all have diabetes)? Would I fly to South America to escort the wayward offspring of a friend of a friend whose gap year …
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