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Category Archives: That’s Life!
I’ve just had my first report back from a patient who had rung the new NHS Emergency Number – 111. It is a thing of beauty. I am tempted to frame it and put it up in the waiting room … Continue reading
I often ask myself how honest doctors really are. I don’t mean in the usual sense – if we actively and knowingly deceive our patients then we are likely to be up before the GMC and stuck off in record … Continue reading
Our use of language is a direct route into our subconscious. Certain words and phrases are a dead giveaway to what we’re really thinking. Tweet
I had another amusing consultation with a gentleman who returned for the report of his colonoscopy, a look inside the bowel by inserting a flexible telescope through the anus. The only finding was of piles and a recommendation that he … Continue reading
My apologies to the recent patient who came to see me with a nasty productive cough related to the flu. Tweet