A conversation that changed my letters

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 05 January 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:19
  1. David Tooth, general practitioner
  1. Kiveton, nr Sheffield

    “It's disgusting, treating her like that,” she said, starting a short but heated discussion. The educated, articulate daughter of someone else's patient showed me the source of her dismay—the first sentence of a letter from a consultant to her mother's general practitioner:

    “Thank you for referring this 70 year old woman, whom I saw in …

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