The Doctor as a patient – how we can learn from their experiences

Do you use doctor’s experiences of illness as part of your teaching materials? A new blog from A Better NHS which appeared in abridged form on the BMJ website suggests that there are important lessons for doctors in both their professional and personal lives.

The full article may be found at

Although written from the doctor perspective to an audience of doctors we think this article would apply equally to other healthcare professions. Any thoughts?




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