Letters

Top up fees and medicine

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7441.712-a (Published 18 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:712

Ability to commit to unspecified debt may take precedence over ability

  1. Daniel C Gibbons, joint deputy chairman (d.gibbons@ucl.ac.uk)
  1. Medical Students Committee, BMA, London WC1H 9JP

    EDITOR—The introduction of top up fees is highly emotive.1 The selection of medical students has a markedly skewed socioeconomic distribution: seven out of 10 medical students come from a professional or managerial background. This does not reflect …

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