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Why's trochanteric bursitis forgotten?

'I was told ''Women GPs don't read medical journals, only their children's nursery books''. '

Female GP, Leicester

'Men shoulder the responsibility. Women just do the job and go home.'

Male GP, Belfast

'On returning from 13 weeks' maternity leave someone said ''Have you had a good holiday?''. '

Female GP, Northwich

'Women skive off and dump all their work on men. If they want rewards they should do the work.'


'I was told I was not committed to the practice when I asked to decrease my hours.'

Female GP, Kirrimuir, Tayside

'Women take less risks...a bit like their driving.'

Male GP, West Midlands


'The only difference is that men tend to take a best guess when diagnosing whereas women say they don't know and look it up.'

Male GP, Sutterton

'I am referred to as ''token totty''. '


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