Monthly Archives: February 2012


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.

NHS Technology

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 »

Grass a Granny Campaign

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.

Revamped websites

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.