Lege Artis Medicinae

[Advent reflections]

FRENKL Róbert

DECEMBER 29, 1993

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1993;3(12)

[Around Christmas, the concepts of new beginnings, peace, family... with all their positive connotations make us think. Is there a new beginning in Hungarian healthcare? There have been staff changes before. In the past, deputy ministers, today deputy state secretaries, are the better-off colleagues whose main task is to attend meetings and 'specialise', explain the inexplicable, smile and shake hands, inspire hope, knowing that there is little hope. And they chair the committees whose long, long meetings are risk-free, because no proposal becomes reality. More often than not, no proposal is made. ]

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