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    A convert to Twitter Subscription

    17 Aug 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    I have become a big Twit. (I think the term is a twitterer, actually.) And I had one of my tweets read out on BBC Radio 3 recently. Fame at last!

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    Carving up the NHS Subscription

    18 Jan 2013 By Jobbing Doctor

    When surgeons have strayed into policy development it has generally been pretty catastrophic for the NHS, argues Jobbing Doctor

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    Family photographs Subscription

    29 Nov 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    What is the purpose of having personal things in your surgery?

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    GPs have 'never been happier'? Subscription

    23 Nov 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    I had to look twice at the press release to see if I had misread the report. I hadn’t.

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    How hard it is to do nothing Subscription

    21 Sep 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    Quite a bit of my job is unchanged. I still see around 20 patients each morning, and around 15 each evening. I still visit people at home, and what I do in that 10 minutes also has changed very little. I listen to a history, examine a patient, and request investigations. I look at these to make a diagnosis, and I recommend treatments, or other investigations, or I do nothing.

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    Is the golden era of British general practice coming to an end? Subscription

    12 Mar 2013 By Jobbing Doctor

    It is becoming clear that the model of general practice as we have experienced it since the inception of the NHS is changing irreparably, writes Jobbing Doctor.

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    Medicine by numbers Subscription

    07 Sep 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    You can paint the Mona Lisa, The Girl with the Pearl Earring or Guernica: all you need is a ‘Painting by Numbers’ kit. However, a masterpiece cannot be replicated, and efforts by amateurs merely emphasise the excellence of the original. Now medicine is becoming increasingly governed by the same processes used in these kits.

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    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.

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    Not good enough: Mid Staffs was no one's fault, apparently Subscription

    07 Feb 2013 By Jobbing Doctor

    At least four hundred people died unnecessarily in a small hospital in Stafford, and yet no one is to blame, writes Jobbing Doctor

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    Privatisation's creeping tide will engulf the NHS eventually Subscription

    08 Nov 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    Jobbing Doctor worries Naomi Klein's ideas in The Shock Doctrine will soon apply to the NHS

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