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Richard Asher’s resignation: not entirely honourable

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 01 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a601
  1. Martin W McNicol, retired consultant physician
  1. 1Beverley HU17 8HP
  1. mcnicol1{at}

    That Richard Asher had wit and clinical wisdom is not in dispute, but perhaps less well recognised is his undoubtedly cyclothymic temperament, and that had as much to do with his resignation as principle.1 Pique about beds is perhaps a more …

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