Addictive exercise

RunningI’m sure many of my patients are aware that I run marathons in my spare time.

Actually that’s a bit of a fib, because it sounds impressive to say you run marathons, much more impressive than saying you run half marathons.

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Mad Doctor?

CastroA few of my regular readers might wonder why I continue to practice medicine – it’s quite apparent that I have little time for bureaucrats who increasingly seem to infuriate and irritate me with a series of interventions that take up inordinate time and resources for virtually no benefit to the patients.

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New NHS review?

Dorset CCGYou won’t believe it but Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned an outside agency to undertake a root and branch review of the Health Service locally.

Actually if you work in the NHS you won’t be in the least bit surprised because we seem to be forever navel gazing and reviewing things.

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