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Letters Mesothelioma patient journey

Researching the small things that matter

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 14 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3749
  1. Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary health care1
  1. 1University College London
  1. p.greenhalgh{at}

    Two general practitioner academics who spent their professional lives researching the patient experience are facing terminal illness.1 2 Sweeney’s comment that “the more junior ranks of ancillary health professionals are simply unable to conceal the pleasure of the deployment of their authority” deserves to be systematically researched.

    Managing serious illness requires collaboration between …

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