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“Stepford doctors”: an allegory
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    • Ruth V Reed, Senior House Officer in Psychiatry, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

    As a student, I prided myself on having an independent and often controversial approach to a whole host of contemporary issues. I confess I looked down on those junior doctors a few years ahead of me who seemed to do nothing except work and bland activities such as ‘going to the gym’. Where was their activism, their passion? Surely I would be different, campaigning for change on issues that mattered most – the developing...

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