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Confronting an Ill Society: David Widgery, General Practice, Idealism and the Chase for Change

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 14 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:910
  1. Des Spence, general practitioner (
  1. Glasgow

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    Patrick Hutt with Iona Heath and Roger Neighbour

    Radcliffe, £19.95, pp 144

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    Did you ever have so much passion that you thought you might burst into flames? Do you remember staying up all night putting the world to rights and raging against the conservative establishment? What happened? You are now bored stupid living in the suburbs, driving a Teutonic monster, and musing about private schools. Your “radicalism” is confined to wearing surf gear at the weekend …

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