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

Barriers to working in medicine and teaching after retirement

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7194 (Published 09 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7194
  1. Elizabeth A McClure, retired GP1
  1. 1Chester, UK
  1. elizabeth.mcclure070{at}gmail.com

Fifteen months ago I retired from general practice at just under 64 years of age.1 Although sorry to retire, I was becoming tired and had caring responsibilities for a husband with advanced Parkinson’s disease.

Having taught for many years in general practice, I was keen to continue in …

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