Letters Do we neglect patients with multiple health problems?

Individual doctors do their best not to

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39535.433993.1F (Published 03 April 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:736
  1. Peter G Davies, GP principal
  1. 1Keighley Road Surgery, Illingworth, Halifax HX2 9LL
  1. npgdavies{at}blueyonder.co.uk

    Doctors used to be criticised for talking about “the appendix in bed 1.” The criticism was of the reduction of a human being to a single symptom or condition. Yet at a time when the NHS is talking ever more about …

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