Looking on the bright sideBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7427.1355-a (Published 04 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1355
- Colin Douglas, doctor and novelist
Here in Auchendreich we have had our troubles; all new hospitals, even private finance initiative (PFI) projects, must expect them. The important thing is to keep them in proportion: a task that occupied our public affairs subcommittee throughout a six hour meeting last Monday afternoon.
Ten days previously there had even been some quite favourable coverage (“Car-park angel saves a life”) following a successful out-of-hospital resuscitation by an off duty critical care nurse. But the …