Category Archives: A Touch of Politics!

Psychopaths and Psychopathy

Frank Underwood - House of CardsThis slightly odd edition of the Denmark doctor is focused on psychopaths and psychopathy.

Apart from the first half dozen editions of the newsletters the Denmark Doctor has not been a typical General Practice newsletter which should inform about the practice and various health matters. Ideally it should complement the care given by the doctors and nurses. I gave up that idea a long time ago because, well it was simply a little too boring to write about, and if it was boring to write it’s going to be boring to read.

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Out of area registration

Elderly CareGeneral practice is changing.

Throughout my career the average GP has changed from being a full time male doctor who is a partner of his own practice to a female part time doctor who is an employee of a practice.

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Christmas comes but once a year ….

…. however its very strange that it seems to come earlier and earlier every year.

Christmas FutureRegular readers are aware that I try to cover some seasonal issues to celebrate the festive season. Over the years the Denmark Doctor has had quizzes, jokes, puzzles and even pantomimes. This year is no exception with a selection of awful Christmas cracker jokes and a stay health this Christmas quiz which comes on the back of last months 10 superfoods.

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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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