All made upBMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c161 (Published 12 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c161
- Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary health care, University College London
I was billed to give the opening keynote lecture at a conference in a trendy European city. I had sent my PowerPoint presentation weeks ago to be translated into the three official languages. The night before I had checked into my five star hotel and been dined at a splendid restaurant by the organising committee before decamping with old friends to a bohemian bar downtown. It’s a hard life.
I got back to my room just before midnight to find a plain white envelope pushed …