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BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 19 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:460
  1. Hugh Tunstall-Pedoe, director
  1. Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, University of Dundee

    To supplement both my income and my experience, I, like many junior hospital doctors in London in the late 1960s, did odd surgeries for general practitioners at weekends and some emergency home visits then and at night. The latter were telephoned through to my home in Dulwich. Single visits were poor value, as you got considerably less than the general practitioner was reimbursed, but you might get a run of visits, telephoning in after each one. They meant driving all over south London, from the inner slums and housing estates to the leafy suburbs and beyond, to Kent. Travelling under …

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