A delicate gestureBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1142 (Published 22 February 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1142
- Rhian Katherine James, GP registrar, Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals, Wexham, UK
A magnificent bunch of flowers is brought to my office, paraded through the waiting room of afternoon patients, a glorious ensemble of delicate tulips and petals overflowing with thanks. Pride swells as I receive them.
I am a new registrar to the practice, and I have stumbled my way through my first few months. My trainer is always encouraging, but this …