I just wanted to be a doctor: Medicine and its representation

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7565.446-a (Published 24 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:446
  1. Peter G Davies, general practitioner principal (npgdavies@blueyonder.co.uk)
  1. Keighley Road Surgery, Illingworth, Halifax HX2 9LL

    EDITOR—Hunt captures a key dynamic in modern medicine.1 At all levels we seem to have two jobs: firstly, to do the job and see patients, and secondly, to prove that we have done this activity, and to an appropriate standard.

    Doing the job is actually the core reason …

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