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The essential doctor’s bag for 2015

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missing items - 4 x CQC-compliant tigerstripe refuse sacks together with laminated "which bag do i use?" easy reference card. 1 x copy of the 1934 "Hurrah for the Blackshirts" edition of the Daily Mail with which to beat your most blinkered of patient during their weekly row about statins. 1 x index card covered in useful phone numbers from days gone by. Like the District Nurse, a friendly paediatrician, the eye clinic, all of whom used to give good advice when needed. Now one number left - 999. 1 x car park pass for the local hospital (expired). 1 x unopened tick remover acquired during registrar training " because you never know" Not much use in central Leeds. 1 x Pap smear, glass slide and black lead pencil for instructional use in medical student teaching. Or the Antiques Roadshow. 2 x hefty stones for throwing at the upstairs windows to wake the slumbering patient who requested a home visit for a dental abscess and absolutely couldn't make it to surgery despite the gleaming BMW on the drive. 5 x PR Voltarol. For back pain. And revenge, where necessary. 1 x idiots guide to the ECG. No, me neither.

Posted date

06 May 2015

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4:39pm

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