Lifelong lessons in learning: definition of a GP and a specialistBMJ 2021; 374 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2264 (Published 16 September 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2264
- Patrick J Morrison, consultant in genetic medicine
- Department of Genetic Medicine, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, UK
Helen Salisbury sounds like a wonderful GP.1 Grand rounds where no one admits ignorance are thankfully much less frequent now than when she and I were trainees, however.
We should remember the difference between GPs and hospital specialists. A specialist is someone who knows …