Letters Medical corruption in the UK

NHS doctors’ interests in private practice should be declared

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h845 (Published 18 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h845
  1. Stephen Black, management consultant1
  1. 1Biggleswade SG18 0QA, UK
  1. steve.i.black{at}gmail.com

I applaud The BMJ’s goal of exposing potential conflicts of interest in doctors,1 but the article subtly casts the debate in terms of the private sector providing doctors with financial inducements to refer patients to their facilities. This ignores the …

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