Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:

Letters Response to winter crisis

As we continue to delay death, total system breakdown is inevitable

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 08 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1018

Rapid Response:

Death & Beyond

Death is deadly, but hope is heady. So although war and sickness spoil living and loving, dreams foil death by toiling for peace and health. To quote John Donne, "Death be not proud, though some have called thee mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so".

Competing interests: No competing interests

26 March 2018
Hugh Mann
New York, NY, USA