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Time to reclaim ‘holistic’ care Subscription
Prince Charles believes medicine should not be so ‘literal’ in its approach, but Margaret isn’t convinced
My latest acronym makes me want to V.O.M.I.T. Subscription
My new acronym, that I have learnt makes me want to vomit; because that is what it is: VOMIT.
If QOF seems illogical, it probably is Subscription
A homeless man from East Putney has admitted that he singlehandedly made up QOF, just for something to do.
From the cradle to the grave Subscription
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
The Friends and Family Test Subscription
‘Would you recommend Dr X to a friend?’ No, Copperfield writes, I’d rather chew off my own arm
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…
Good medicine isn’t a popularity contest Subscription
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?
Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we do the CSA Subscription
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.
A demented idea Subscription
Copperfield's had carpopedal spasm since the new contract was unveiled...
Opening the door to privatisation Subscription
The increasing trend for GPs to work in salaried roles has potentially grave consequences for the future of the NHS, warns Margaret