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How not to treat a mentally ill patient

20May

I was sent yesterday a scan of the Sheppard Pratt handbook, given to parents of a 13 year old earlier this year.  It is a sort of “Welcome to, Treatment Plan, Optional Extras” type document which is bad in too … Continue reading

  

Getting into bed and staying there?

1May

The family GP doesn’t do house calls anymore In late May 2009, my 87 year old mother-in-law fell. She got back into bed and stayed there. She was unwilling to get out of bed and be taken by ambulance to … Continue reading

  

GP’s urge the nation to take more responsibility for their health

26Jul

One in four (23%) GPs only spend a quarter of their time dealing with medical issues that actually require their expertise 46% of GPs say better health education would greatly improve the nation’s experience of the health service Research from … Continue reading