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Ben R. Wilkinson, MB, FRCSC

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Letters / March 2021

As an old, retired specialist, I am driven nuts by a certain policy among some specialists! I am referring to the policy of making no contact with a patient who has been referred until an appointment can be arranged. As... Read More

Letters / November 2011

This letter is not a criticism of the wait time for specialist appointments; rath­er, it is a criticism of specialist booking protocol. I believe that the routine used by (I am told) an increasing number of specialists... Read More

Letters / October 2009

As a retired physician, I no longer read the Journal as fully as I used to, but I was attracted to the article on swine flu (BCMJ 2009;51[6]:257). I wanted to know how long I have to wait after contacting... Read More