Thus, one doctor might say ‘chest infection’ another ‘bronchitis’ another ‘pneumonia’ and a fourth, ‘chest clear, probable urine infection.’
Tag Archives: Continuity of care
Tangled in safety-nets, a healthcare odyssey.
If you don’t agree, or even if you do, if you are in doubt, call an ambulance. I am sure the crew will be pleased to see you.
A dying breed. Knock, knock, It’s the doctor.
What makes a GP special is their knowledge of a patient, their insight over months, years, even decades into a person’s life. The bond that continues after the acute illness has passed, the person recovered, perhaps passed through school, left for college and returned, married then divorced, raised children.
Doctor, doctor, can’t you see?
All of these add richness to relationship and whilst not essential for me prescribing penicillin are essential to my humanity.