Category Archives: That’s Life!

Anyone who knows me knows I frequently rant on about the injustices of life – as I see them.

ChimpanzeeActually anyone who read a single edition of the Denmark Doctor has probably already come to the same conclusion.

I acknowledge that Victor Meldrew is a hero of mine and Top Gear is one of my favourite programs. Take all this together and there’s no doubt I’m a grumpy old man.

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Results of her Autopsy

SurgeryA patient recently phoned in for the results of her autopsy.

I reassured her that unless she was a zombie she was a little premature.

I would like to remind our non-zombie patients that it helps us if you can phone in for the results of bloods tests after 10 am.

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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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A question of fat?

Older and Wiser - Garfield His 41st BookMany thanks for the patient who quipped that he was older and wider.

It made me think of another patient years previously who misquoted hamlet (twice mentioned in this newsletter – well he was the prince of Denmark so I guess its allowed), ‘Tubby or not tubby, fat is the question!’

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Twit or Twitter?

I have been spouting on about social media and importance to modern general practice for a few years.

I suspect my spouting has been in part as an encouragement to myself to get something done, because, to be honest, I just don’t get social media.

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