Many reasons exist for choosing private treatmentBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7069.1401c (Published 30 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1401
- Geoff Wilson
- Consultant plastic reconstructive and hand surgeon Department of Plastic Surgery, Queen Mary's University Hospital, London SW15 5PN
EDITOR,—Having read David Currie's personal view about private medicine, I am not sure whether to pity him or be jealous.1 His article must surely have been written tongue in cheek. Does he really not know the use of having a subscription for private treatment?
All of us should see a patient urgently if asked to do so. If the next clinic is not soon enough then a special arrangement can be made, such as to admit the patient directly to …