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Medicine’s dystopian future

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 02 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7413
  1. Des Spence, general practitioner, Glasgow
  1. destwo{at}

I write my last testimony with pen and paper before I pass over to perpetual ventilation and feeding. Few can read these days and fewer still can write. My mother taught me; she said that electronic transmissions are always monitored. The Safety First freedom laws mean we are monitored by the One Nation Medical Corporation. It controls everything in my life to “keep me safe.” I was not suitable for breeding so am the last of my family. No one knows what truly happened before “corporate enlightenment” because records …

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