Category Archives: Harker health

My Medical Typo Hell!

This article 1st appeared in the Daily Scrump on 11th April. MY MEDICAL TYPO HELL. The Department of Health was quick to defend the reputation of its new standardised medical software, “PIGS-EAR,” despite increasing reports of disturbing errors in patient diagnostic … Continue reading

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Crossing the weight loss plateau – Don’t give up or your liver will execute you.

I have  been back on my weight loss plan for the last couple of weeks, and wanted to offer some encouragement to those in the same posish. If you are reading this, then I suspect you may be attempting to … Continue reading

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Help a Child to Get A Head

Urgent Appeal from The British Headless Child Foundation – B.H.C.F If you have seen today’s news, you will know that doctors expect to be able to perform the first head transplant within the next 2 years. Click the picture to read … Continue reading

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Fat Friend Syndrome

During my many years as a doctor, I have seen a disturbing rise in cases of Forced Adipose Transference syndrome (F.A.T.S), a.k.a. Fat Friend Syndrome. First, some facts. Body Mass Index – The Body Mass Index (BMI) gives a rough … Continue reading

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I read the news today, oh boy! – 10 ways to save the NHS

Will I never learn? I listened to the radio on the way to work again. The name Jeremy Hunt will be familiar to anybody versed in rhyming slang; he is the current Secretary of State for health. According to The Independent, … Continue reading

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Ask not what you doctor can do for you.

I don’t blog about work much, but I wished to share this. For those unfamiliar with the NHS system, this is how it works. Each UK resident is registered with a surgery, which is open from 8 AM until 630PM Monday to … Continue reading

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Chips with everything, innit.

Please leave me a comment, but more importantly, save me a chip! ‘NUFF SAID!

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Back in the gym!

Week commencing the 15th December 2014. Weight – 168 pounds Target weight – 147 pounds Height – 170cm Target Height – 185 cm BMI 26.3 Target BMI 23 BP 112/76 Cholesterol 5.6, HDL 1.0 HDL 3.9 Number of chin ups … Continue reading

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10 Steps to Inventing Your Own Disease – part 2

Following on from part 1, here are the final steps to creating your disease or illness.

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Poll! Cast your vote! Make no difference!

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