Intended for healthcare professionals

Letters Doctors and terrorists

Doctors should not agree to identify potential terrorists

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 13 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4211
  1. Peter M English, public health consultant1
  1. 1Surrey, UK
  1. petermbenglish{at}

Occasionally, patients are clearly delusional and dangerous, and they should be picked up by existing systems. If, however, we as doctors agree to the current demands to help identify people …

View Full Text

Log in

Log in through your institution


* For online subscription