Letters We need to separate “old” and “age”

We need to get another life after retirement

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7173 (Published 09 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7173
  1. Jennifer R Jessop, retired associate medical director and consultant in pain management1
  1. 1Doncaster, UK
  1. Jessopjenny51{at}gmail.com

I have great concerns about the age to which doctors may now have to work before they retire as I don’t believe all of them will remain cutting edge into their 60s and beyond.1 Patients deserve to be treated by doctors who are not past their sell by date. It was very important to me that my …

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