Monday, March 19, 2012

'Patients first and the hell with anybody else'



“My attitude always was patients first and the hell with anybody else. If you're going to treat them, treat them the same as you want to be treated yourself.”
— Dr. Nigel Rusted, a prominent NL physician, who died Sunday at 104. Rusted was born in Salvage, Bonavista Bay, and was a member of the inaugural class of Memorial University in 1925. He earned his medical degree from Dalhousie University and served as health officer for two summers aboard the SS KyleDr. Nigel Rusted, centre, with granddaughter Angela Hyde, left, a MD/PhD student at Memorial, and Dr. Jennifer Connor. The above quote is taken from today's (March 19th) thetelegram.com

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