Slumber party

April 24, 1998

Delegates thought they were in for a spicy speech when their afterdinner speaker, National Health Service chief executive Alan Langlands, began by rattling off a list of vice-chancellors who had worked hard for the NHS and wondering idly how they still found time for their universities. But the rest of his talk was considered a little less controversial, judging by the loud snoring coming from one table.

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