Dissent of man

Is it really too much to ask that people are actually employed to do the job for which they’re qualified?

19th February, 2011

I was talking to a brain surgeon the other day, a consultant at a large urban hospital.

He’s a smart chap, as you’d expect a brain surgeon to be, but not the sort of person who calls past the hospital of a morning to trouser 20 grand for tending to a handful of private patients before swanning off to the golf club in his Porsche to tend to a more pressing handicap.

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