Dr. Mark's Blog - Archive for June, 2013

An insider’s guide to getting the most out of your GP surgery

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

From The Times Tuesday 18th June 2013 I am proud to be a GP but, along with many of my colleagues, my self-esteem has been somewhat dented over the last few months by the way we have been portrayed. Not only are GPs seemingly responsible for NHS crises ranging from teetering A&E services to burgeoning Read More…

A quick guide to treating hay fever

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

  Who gets hay fever? Hay fever is now the most common long-term illness in Britain. It typically develops in childhood and is most troublesome in 15 – 25 year olds – one in 4 British teenagers now have the condition. The number of GP consultations for hayfever has quadrupled in the last 30 years. Read More…