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Dear Ofcare . . .

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 04 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:724
  1. Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary health care
  1. University College London
  1. p.greenhalgh{at}

. . . I was pleased to hear that you're going to start levying fines on naughty NHS organisations that don't keep up standards. I've always been a believer that the punishment should fit the crime, so I herewith enclose some suggestions.

Firstly, I'd like you to pop into Seddle ward in St Fritters' Hospital (take the lift to the top floor, end of the corridor, first right) and set about that slovenly sister with the red hair. She wouldn't know a care …

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