Category Archives: Health Tips


I’m sure you will all now be aware that we are no longer able to accept prescription requests over the phone. I know that many of you have signed up for internet access to our website where due to the wonders of modern technology you can access your medical records—well a part of your records,… Read More »

Dear Santa

Dear Santa Claus AKA Father Xmas AKA St Nick AKA Kris Kringle, I’m a little worried I may have left my Xmas letter a little late, but hopefully, your little helpers might be able to fit in one more wish list. I know that most selfless people wish for peace on Earth and all that… Read More »

A Good Place?

The longer I do this job the more I realise I don’t know. This does sound incredibly depressing, but medicine has the ability to be a great leveller. When I was young and ignorant, I was quick to criticise my colleagues for their shortcomings. 30 years later I have demonstrated those same shortcomings many times over. I… Read More »

Deficit Disorder

I was recently invited to an expert group in London to discuss the management of Adult ADHD. I must confess being a little surprised because I was invited to join the group on the grounds that I was an expert on ADHD. Now my expertise in this area is limited to knowing what the acronym… Read More »


We all know that statins cause muscle pains. We know this because….. well just google Daily Mail and Statins and you’ll discover that the Daily Mail has a crusade against statins which is only surpassed by its crusade against GPs. Thanks to the Mail roughly a quarter of people who should be taking statins no… Read More »