Posts Tagged ‘Humour’

I’m the Man U of surgery despite relegation threat

Ello, ello, ello What’s all this then? Drafting in police to help out with the bedpans? Admittedly, it’s only in Scotland, so it doesn’t matter very...

New edition of the Journal of the Bleeding Obvious

I’m in the wrong job If you’ll excuse the expression, arse bloody arsington arse! The Irish Medical Organization (IMO) has decided it needs to renegot...

Betting on cancer patients more fun than online poker

Dead easy I never thought I would have cause to be grateful to foreigners or the Daily Mail, but a happy conjunction of the two finds me in a state of som...

Future of our NHS ‘Virgin’ on the ridiculous

…Pot pansies Never let it be said that this column takes a parochial view of medical news. No - nothing is too much trouble for your tireless correspond...

Don’t startle the horses over routine check ups

My arse? Doctors have become used to nurses doing a weekend course to add to their three GCSEs and then trying to take over their jobs, but it’s a bit o...

Best to leave bull fighting to the professionals

I’ve just got back from a couple of weeks in the South of France, and very nice it was - thanks for asking. Had forgotten that it isn’t just the Spani...

Red wine, fags and egg yolks – Jerry’s balanced diet

I never thought I’d be saying this, but I’m beginning to miss my NHS job. It hits me the hardest in August and February, for obvious reasons. I fondly ...

When I retire, I’m going to go to pot in Oregon

The tax man cometh? So HM Revenue and Customs are targeting doctors? Well, ha ha ha ha sodding ha. Hands up all those who were surprised by that revelatio...

If it looks, walks and sounds like a duck…

Yes, I know, ‘funny doctor names’ is a well-worn path but it is a Wednesday morning. We’ve all heard of Dr Payne, the anaesthetist, in his many diff...

Nelson’s essential guide to a healthy, life-prolonging diet

Are you getting yours? No, not that - your five portions a day of fruit and veg. Apparently, even the toffs in the home counties are falling short, with o...

Doctor gets all prickly over name change

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