Romantic bilge shows RACGP hasn’t a clue

RECENTLY, the RACGP spent roughly $500,000 of its members’ hard-earned cash to enter the world of historical romance.

Dr Ron Elisha

Its contribution to this genre consists of a TV advertisement that shows a GP guiding a young couple – his patients – through the various stages of their lives over a period of some 30 years, culminating in the somewhat non-sequiturial tag line: a good GP never stops learning.

I consider this ad as falling under the banner of historical romance, inasmuch as the scen­ario it maps out no