In this new series, our anonymous doctor shares what it’s really like behind the scenes in the surgery.
The Secret GP
Feeling guilty about developing a health problem, our anonymous GP contemplates how the system could better support doctors when they’re sick.
Instead of getting nowhere with certain demanding, manipulative patients, our anonymous GP wonders if there’s a way to help them.
Sleeping pills often seem a simple option for aiding sleep or when dealing with anxiety, but there are many risks, and our anonymous GP is not afraid to say no to patients.
Our anonymous GP talks about the bittersweet rewards of supporting a patient when he chose to die at home.
Our anonymous GP ponders how a prolific serial murderer has increased the workload of every family doctor.