Vale — Postcard from the UK

Martin B Van Der Weyden
Med J Aust 2005; 182 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb06809.x
Published online: 6 June 2005

Mention the name Alistair Cooke, and his legendary Letter from America immediately springs to mind.1 For 58 years his weekly commentaries on happenings in the United States were beamed by the BBC to many countries around the world, including Australia.

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  • 1. Cooke A. Memories of the great and the good. London: Pavilion Books, 2000.
  • 2. Heller RF, Weller DP, Jamrozik K. UK health inequalities: the class system is alive and well. Med J Aust 2004; 181: 128. <eMJA full text>
  • 3. Heller RF, Jamrozik K, Weller DP. Modernisation or reform? The NHS approach. Med J Aust 2004; 180: 441-442. <eMJA full text>
  • 4. Jamrozik K, Weller DP, Heller RF. The energy of slaves. Med J Aust 2004; 181: 534-535. <eMJA full text>
  • 5. Jamrozik K, Weller DP, Heller RF. Research assessment: there must be an easier way. Med J Aust 2004; 180: 553-554. <eMJA full text>
  • 6. Weller DP, Heller RF, Jamrozik K Jeopardising the Hippocratic tradition. Med J Aust 2004; 181: 660-661. <eMJA full text>
  • 7. Jamrozik J, Heller RF, Weller DP. The woefully wired world of health service computing. Med J Aust 2005; 182: 556.<eMJA full text>


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