ON KEEPING WHAT WE DARE NOT LOSE

Over the last year, General Practice workload has increased to levels which are unmanageable, unsustainable and, on occasions, undoubtedly unsafe. Why is this? The reasons are undoubtedly many and varied but they do at least include the following. 1. The effects of Covid 19. Whilst a few patients continue to attend with delayed presentations ofContinue reading “ON KEEPING WHAT WE DARE NOT LOSE”

GENERAL PRACTICES ARE GO!

It was January 2021 and Lady Penelope was taking tea in the drawing room of Creighton-Ward Mansion when her chauffeur, Parker, appeared at the door. ‘I’m sorry to bother you milady’ he began, ‘but the Secretary of State for Health is on the phone. He’s at some Downing Street party and wondering if you’d careContinue reading “GENERAL PRACTICES ARE GO!”

BECAUSE THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH

For many this week, what there was, wasn’t enough. For some, what they had in the bank wasn’t enough to pay for them to have sufficient heating.For some, the protection afforded by the law wasn’t enough to stop them from being brutally murdered.For some, the NHS wasn’t enough to cure them of their disease.For some,Continue reading “BECAUSE THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH”