Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Baker-Bates

  • Baker-bates-isms

    For Liverpool graduates of a certain vintage who may still remember the great man; Baker-Bates’ advice on retiring from the hospital. It was to buy a dog six months before retirement and on retirement present the dog to the telephonist. “It will be the only one to recognize you when you visit four weeks later”.…