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More reasons why private practice is unethical

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 02 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2778
  1. David Oliver, consultant physician1
  1. 1Sulhamstead, UK
  1. Davidoliver372{at}

Dean should be commended for rethinking his personal priorities and realising that private practice doesn’t chime with his values.1 Most of those who have responded are doctors who do private work. Those who don’t do any have nothing to justify. This article was written in the context of the UK health system—where less than 10% of healthcare is private; which has universal coverage; and which is high on access, value …

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