Tall stories

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 02 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1123
  1. Hamish Nicol

    One of my best achievements as a young doctor was to persuade the entire resident anaesthetic staff of St Thomas's hospital to climb on to the hospital roof. It was in the winter of 1958. I was the junior resident: my companions were Peter Dennison the senior resident and Michael Corfield the registrar. The idea was to traverse the entire building from a point just above the front door of the casualty department and finish off with a grand descent …

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