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Filler Christmas 2011: Professional Matters

Political correctness: a step too far?

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 19 December 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7451
  1. M Green, core trainee year 1, anaesthesia,
  2. M Davison, anaesthetic consultant
  1. Correspondence to: M Green mftgreen{at}

M Green and M Davison encounter this ludicrous notice in their hospital’s postnatal ward

While conducting a postnatal ward round we found this notice fixed to the doors of every bay.

In 2005 the Department of Health for England published the document Elimination of Mixed-Sex Hospital Accommodation …

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