Behold the factory workerBMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39416.367500.BE (Published 06 December 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1169
- Jane A Calne, honorary senior lecturer
- 1UEA School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, Norwich NR4 7TJ
The foundation year 1 (F1) doctor’s role is like that of a factory worker.1 He or she must look at the patient simply as a product on the conveyor belt of the NHS factory. All empathic sentiments must be left with their coats when the workers clock in at 8.30 am. Any …
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