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When I started out last century I had a weekly elderly heartsink with unfathomable symptoms for which nothing worked and every investigation was normal. Feeling a failure I told him that I could no longer see the wood for the trees so he would be better off consulting with another GP in the practice with a fresh perspective. With tears in his eyes he left, and registered elsewhere. His daughter called me to say he was devastated that the only person who seemed to care (and actually listened) had turned his back on him. A sobering experience.

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18 May 2018

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