There has been a lot of chat on social media, and in the regular media, about the contract, pay, and working conditions of junior doctors. We have seen truths, half-truths, bare-faced lies and misconceptions. There has been spin and counter-spin. Quite frankly, I’m dizzyContinue Reading
Dear Mr Tugendhat
I read with great concern your article in today’s Daily Telegraph. I note your conflict of interest, that you were in the army for several years, and so I’ll state mine at the start of my letter; I am a doctor, and have been fully qualified for 8 years, having been at medical school for 6 before then.
Yesterday was September 11th, 2015. I was called back to work at 4am, and as I tried to get dressed in the dark and leave the house silently, the date held no significance for me. But as the day progressed, and I wrote it countless times in the top left corner of each entry in patient, I couldn’t help but remember the day that changed the world.