Letters Proper introductions

Doctors’ name badges are important

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6329 (Published 22 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6329
  1. Ted Leverton, retired general practitioner1
  1. 1Bere Alston, Devon PL20 7HB, UK
  1. tleverton{at}aol.com

Granger rightly calls for healthcare staff to introduce themselves properly to patients.1

But why are doctors so poor at identifying themselves? Is there something in our culture that makes us …

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