What patients want from their doctorsBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7402.1294 (Published 12 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1294
- Mike Stone, director
- Patients Association, Harrow
Patients want many things from their doctors, not all of which are possible. Below, however, is a list of things that patients seem to want from their doctor and which should be possible.
Eye contact—There is nothing worse than walking into a consulting room and not getting any eye contact from the doctor. It happened to me only last week; I knocked on the door, to be greeted with “Come” and …