The Saatchi gamble that law will drive creativity in medicineBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3139 (Published 14 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3139
- Susan Bewley, professor of complex obstetrics1
- 1King’s College London, Women’s Academic Health Centre, St Thomas’ Hospital, London SE1 7NH, UK
Surely it is reckless to interfere with something that “works.”1 Rawlins’s logic seems to be that there is no legal impediment to innovation; there is “anecdotal” evidence of fear of law; and therefore we need more law (rather than simple reassurance, clear information, and financial stimulation).
This bill is the wrong prescription for a badly formulated diagnosis. Bad doctors …