Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Ok its crunch week, and the quote I have used here seems apposite to the issues at stake in Wimpole Street this Friday, 21st Febrary.
The Probe carries its coverage of the Big Lie discussions which carry on from Dr Kilcoyne’s leading campaign . The letter in the Daily Telegraph stirred the waters.
The effect of The Probe is to relight the fires of this burning issue in a very welcome manner. The consistent spin of the official replies is becoming eye crossing.
There is general worry that the tripartite comfy zone that is the table around which the BDA, the DH and NHS England sit is looking increasingly as though it is actually a defensive set up to protect their interests, at the cost the care of the patient by dentists.
And so this Friday, as BDA Members YOU have a chance to make YOUR voice heard.
If you cannot attend this EGM, please ensure you vote by proxy. Crack on now because it is a carefully defined legally binding process. You cannot just phone a mate the day before.
Now is the chance to fire up your Representative Association. Put a rocket up their collective arses if you will.
There will not be a second chance before Contract Reform hits you between the eyes.
It is a well worn quote of Napoleon Hill, but still, it applies.
“Whatever you want, oh discontented man, step up, pay the price – and take it.”
Good luck to our illustrious and historic Profession – it is not too dramatic to say that a large part of the future of the present generation of GDPs hangs on what happens this Friday.
Enamel Prism is a dentist in general practice in the UK. Enamel prism does not write in other websites or publications and this blog is exclusive to GDPUK.