I’m occasionally asked if I can recommend any complementary therapies. It is a difficult question because patients come to see their GPs because we are trained in a rigorous scientific way and believe in scientific principles.
My apologies to the patient who recently saw me with some discomfort in his nether regions. I decided that the best way forward would be to arrange for an Ultra Sound Scan.
There’s something comforting about how the NHS has embraced modern technology. No matter whom you want to contact there seems a plethora of ways the NHS has embraced = Email, telephone, twitter, texting, websites and so on. It is not often that I feel compelled to call the Department of Health, possibly because my paranoid… Read More »
Now I bet that caught your interest. Grass a Granny. To misquote Heineken ‘Possibly the best alliteration ever’. It marries up two opposite philosophies – grassing – a dishonourable behaviour even amongst thieves and grannies – the ultimate and universal example of respectability.
I’m ever keen to get patients to visit our websites. We have a superb newsletter website where you can easily access all previous editions of the newsletter. It now has an amazing search facility—which I’ve found invaluable.