Medical dress code

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 19 May 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1182
  1. David N Rushton (, consultant in rehabilitation
  1. Frank Cooksey Rehabilitation Unit, King's College Hospital, London

    We sometimes have to help our students to understand that what they wear influences the way they are seen by patients and colleagues, so affecting their ability to do the job. We may find that we are hesitant to point this out to them nowadays (even when faced, for example, with a bare midriff) for fear of being thought a fuddy-duddy. It …

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