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‘The Lady Doctor’ will see you now

Being a female general practitioner isn’t easy, but it is a special privilege Some 40 minutes behind with a cold cup of tea decaying on my desk, I waved goodbye to the fungal toe infection of a sweet retiree and braced myself for what may come in the door next. “You’ll be with the lady…

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How to be a doctor and a mother

Becoming a mother has given me new insight into the doctor-patient relationship, but I still have questions about how to combine being a parent with my job as a GP Despite the confidence of this column’s title if anyone came here looking for answers to the question posed above I’m sorry – I don’t have…

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