Money for nothing, and your kicks for freeBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7549.1096-c (Published 04 May 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1096
- Des Spence (firstname.lastname@example.org), general practitioner
- Glasgow G20 9DR
EDITOR—You know you've upset the profession when a local colleague stops you in the car park to say you've got it wrong. I merely suggested on a Scottish news programme that the general practitioners' pay rise was excessive and divisive.
We have seen record spending on health care—to catch up for years of the NHS underfunding.1 We were the backward medical child of Europe, with our French, German, …