A memorable doctor

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 18 August 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:434
  1. David Haldane, occupational physician (
  1. Glasgow

    Alastair Short was my trainer in general practice. Tragically, he died in a climbing accident, but I had occasion to find myself reflecting about him recently. On entering my consulting room, I found my next patient sitting behind the desk in what could be considered “my …

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