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Happy shopping

Medicine has never been cheaper, as Through the K Hole takes a visit to his local supermarket GP surgery.

'Thank you for shopping with us today. We would like to welcome all of our customers to our brand new store.

'We now offer an even bigger and better range of products and many of our items can be found on-line and are just a click away.

'We have some great deals for you today. We're offering all of our shoppers a buy one get one free deal on our flu vaccine range and an incredible 25%, yes that's right, 25% off when you buy six or more packs of top branded statin!

'For the perfect seasonal stocking filler why not try our family mini-packs. These contain only the finest hand picked sedatives, ideal for busy mums who are looking for something special this Christmas.

'Our brand new PSA kits are the perfect gift for him, and for her why not go all out and treat her to what she's always wanted, an exclusive in-store ultrasound scan.

'Great news! You can now spend your loyalty points at any branch and every coronary bypass earns you an extra hundred points on your CABG card. If you survive a stroke with a fifteen percent or less reduction in mobility you now have the option of spending your hard earned credits on our healthy eating range. Remember, we're the family friendly store that likes to reward our loyal customers.

'One of our helpful doctors, who you have shopped around so hard to find, will be on hand to help you pack, and one penny in every pound will be donated to your local health board.

'Thank you for listening. And remember, our store's motto is simple: Medicine has never been cheaper.

'Happy shopping.'

Written in response to: Sainsbury's offers GPs free premises as it launches national network of practices Dr Kevin Hinkley is a GP in Aberdeen.

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