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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
Everyone is familiar with the Big Bang theory. If you look at data showing how fast the Universe is expanding, you can extrapolate backwards and calculate that about 13.8 billion years ago the whole Universe was condensed into a single tiny … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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