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  • margaretmccartney

    Time to reclaim ‘holistic’ care Subscription

    16 Jan 2013 By Margaret McCartney

    Prince Charles believes medicine should not be so ‘literal’ in its approach, but Margaret isn’t convinced

  • jobbing doctor

    My latest acronym makes me want to V.O.M.I.T. Subscription

    14 Jan 2013 By Jobbing Doctor

    My new acronym, that I have learnt makes me want to vomit; because that is what it is: VOMIT.

  • khole

    If QOF seems illogical, it probably is Subscription

    14 Jan 2013 By Through The K Hole

    A homeless man from East Putney has admitted that he singlehandedly made up QOF, just for something to do.

  • Peverley

    From the cradle to the grave Subscription

    11 Jan 2013 By Phil Peverley

    When the last World War Two veteran on his list died, Peverley found himself weighing up the pros and cons of abandoning paperwork to pay his respects

  • copperfield

    The Friends and Family Test Subscription

    11 Jan 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    ‘Would you recommend Dr X to a friend?’ No, Copperfield writes, I’d rather chew off my own arm

  • khole

    If anyone knows of common sense’s whereabouts, contact us immediately Subscription

    17 Dec 2012 By Through The K Hole

    At approximately 3.15pm on Wednesday 12 December, just two weeks before Christmas, two masked men ran into the Department of Health and stole its common sense…

  • ramscar

    Good medicine isn’t a popularity contest Subscription

    17 Dec 2012 By Nicholas Ramscar

    Would the patient or their relatives recommend you, when planning their next heart attack? Or would the gentleman with the track-marks deny you his drug-seeking custom, and take it to a more acquiescent unit with better ratings?

  • gpstobe2012

    Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we do the CSA Subscription

    11 Dec 2012 Updated: 21 Dec 2012 By GPs To Be

    Next year holds many new possibilities for Dr Chakrabarti, but the joy of the New Year will be quickly darkened by the looming Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) exam.

  • copperfield

    A demented idea Subscription

    11 Dec 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Copperfield's had carpopedal spasm since the new contract was unveiled...

  • margaretmccartney

    Opening the door to privatisation Subscription

    05 Dec 2012 By Margaret McCartney

    The increasing trend for GPs to work in salaried roles has potentially grave consequences for the future of the NHS, warns Margaret

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