Just listeningBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7525.1151-a (Published 10 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1151
- Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary health care
- University College London
A few years ago I helped with a door to door survey on a grotty council estate. I had been drafted on to some ménage àtrois collaboration (academic, service, and voluntary sector), and we were heavy on hearing local voices.
I had helped design the survey and done my utmost to ensure that it was evidence based. We especially wanted to include refugees, chain smokers, single parents, people who didn't speak English, the …