Being a GP and working in deprived communities

I guess that I decided to be a GP when I was about six years old.  At this point, I’m not sure that I had a clue about what General Practice actually entailed.  But I was still drawn to it.  To the idea of helping people, I think.

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Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:55

How to shift a tonne of compost

So there we were, three of us, in my Vauxhall Zafira on a dull Autumn morning, on a weigh bridge at the entrance to a recycling plant, shouting up through the car window to ask if it was ok if we came to pick up a tonne of compost. After a ‘let me make a few calls’ response from the booth I wound the window up again as quickly as possible and re-parked the car out of the way of the rubbish trucks lining up behind us, as the smell of rotting rubbish started to fill up the car.

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Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:47