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GP runs hotel clinic for men

Dr Anita Sharma ran a men's health awareness session at a hotel to encourage men aged 35 to 55 to overcome their reluctance to visit a GP.

'Men have always been like that,' said Dr Sharma, a GP in Oldham, Greater Manchester. 'They only come to the surgery when their wife or partner tells them to.'

The session attracted 25 men, many of whom have since attended for routine health checks.

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