Views & Reviews From the Frontline

School’s out

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d4240 (Published 06 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4240
  1. Des Spence, general practitioner, Glasgow
  1. destwo{at}yahoo.co.uk

It is the start of the summer holidays. Time to buy another roof box, as you forgot to remove the last one and it smashed to smithereens against a multi storey car park ceiling. Time to argue about whether to leave at 2 am and travel through the night, or stop at a Travelodge in Coventry overnight. Time to be seduced into buying motorway service station sandwiches at £6 each. On the ferry to France the children throw up said sandwiches and you realise that you …

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