Soap opera Episode 1: The body in the evidence base room
Since the last issue of Student BMJ, BMJ Careers has launched a soap opera. It is now up to episode 7, but you can read the first instalment here, but catch up with the rest and read it every week at bmjcareers.com
“There are cockroaches in the kitchens, dirty dressings in the theatre, and a body in the evidence base room,” said the man from the CHI.
“It's probably Bob the librarian having his afternoon nap,” said Martha Millstone, medical director, consultant surgeon, mother of two, and general gofer.
“A dead body,” said the man from the CHI.
“We have a very small mortuary,” said Martha, “although when it overflows we usually use the chapel of rest.”
“A dead body,” repeated the man from the CHI, “by the cupboard where the audit reports should have been filed.”
That Monday, reflected Martha, had started much as any other Monday. She awoke