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I have always found the confidential interviews with celebrated doctors helpful. The recent interview with Jen Gunter, however, lowered the tone, I felt, because it included, quite unnecessarily, the 'f' word, when an equally expressive word from our rich English language could have been chosen. It does not seem to fit with a dignified, caring profession. I would imagine it caused some editorial qualms.
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29 November 2018
Geoffrey R Clarke
Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, Shenfield Road, Shenfield, Brentwood CM15 8EH