Letters Secret filming of GPs

Secret filming did not prove the point

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6942 (Published 01 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6942
  1. Hugh Robertson-Ritchie, general practitioner1
  1. 1New Surgery, Folkestone, Kent, UK
  1. hughrr{at}doctors.org.uk

Well done to Esmail for showing that some British general practice consultations go wrong.1 Of course, poor consultations are easier to find if doctors who have had problems are deceived by being filmed secretly and without permission. However, he has not shown that severe problems with consultations in general practice are …

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