Towards the end of 2012, I listened with amazement as the presenter of a current affairs programme asked a government minister how he was going "to get the consultants"? The line of questioning reflects a pervasive attitude held by politicians and most mainstream media outlets: that doctors are only interested in making money and are obstructing any real development of our health service.
This attitude has led to the growing vilification and near-criminalisation of doctors in...
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