News & Opinion

This blog discusses topics in health and wellbeing, along with my opinions. There will also be occasional posts from guest contributors and if you’d like to contribute please get in touch.

The Dangers of seeing Physician Assistants

Do you remember Gloria Reuben – she played the role of PA Jeanie Boulet, in the hit TV show ‘ER’ At the time I had just entered medical school (1995).…

The Benefits of GP Home Visits

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog post about the pros and cons of telemedicine and why I believed face to face appointments were still paramount in providing…

The Benefits of Pilates

I have been doing Pilates for the last 10 years, following a back injury. Before that I used to think it was only something for bored, rich housewives 🙂 The…

Balancing Work and Wellness: Tips for Busy Professionals

In today’s fast-paced world, striking a balance between work responsibilities and personal health can be a challenge, especially for busy professionals. Long hours, tight deadlines, and the pressure to perform…

A Glimpse into the Light-Hearted Side of UK Healthcare:

In the UK’s vast and varied healthcare system, where dedicated medical professionals tirelessly treat any and everything from the ridiculous to the deeply profound, the occasional burst of (sometimes dark)…

The Doctor Will See You Now – Or Will He?

The Use of Telemedicine – Pros and Cons The integration of telemedicine into healthcare has transformed patient access to medical services, offering a convenient alternative to traditional in-person visits. Whilst…

Wellness during Spring

It may not quite feel like it outside but the weather has started to change, and the Vernal (Spring) equinox is upon us. Astrologically this is when the sun crosses…

The Holistic Health Benefits of Ramadan

A Journey Through Weight Loss, Nutrition, and Mental Well-being   As the crescent moon heralds the start of Ramadan, billions of Muslims around the globe embark on a month of…