David Pencheon's Blog - What makes anaesthetists act?
Change may be the new constant, but it is always important to understand who embraces change most readily, and where.
Doctors in general are traditionally conservative, as those outside the profession will be only too happy to confirm. We like to think we pioneer change both via behaviour (witness the change in smoking prevalence amongst doctors in the UK that preceded the change in prevalence in the wider population) and via technology (transplants, genetic research, new drugs). The resistance many doctors are showing to the current NHS reforms in England ...
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