Letters A friend in need

Caring still lives

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a798 (Published 15 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a798
  1. David R Warriner, F2 doctor (general practice)
  1. 1Derwent Surgery, Malton YO17 8PH

    The practice of friendship and compassion in medicine is alive and well.1 Medicine is not merely a cold, competency based, clinical science but a warm, profound, and tactile art. …

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