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Nurse specialists could help patients and consultants prepare for appointments

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 10 April 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k1414
  1. Judith H Harvey, retired general practitioner
  1. London NW8, UK
  1. judithharvey12{at}

de Iongh’s account of a rare appointment with a consultant, including the build-up and aftermath, is powerful.1

Her general practitioner does not feature in the article. …

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