Dr Margaret McCartney offers her latest view in this week’s BMJ:
I do not want to be a “Robodoc”. I am Peter, a doctor, and I believe my humanity is vital to my professional role:
The words: “my wee best self” are those of Ian Hamilton Finlay (1967).
I do not want to be a “Robodoc” trained and regulated through military approaches.
Healthcare requires regulation, but not to the point where:
and where only “Robodocs” operate.