Category Archives: Communication

Asthma: It might wake you at 4am, but it will never leave hair on the couch.

Most readers of this blog will know that I am a dalmatian lover, and can often be found being dragged around the streets at the other end of a  lead. To most people hearing the word ‘dalmatian’ conjures up a … Continue reading

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My Explanation of Diabetes

This post is another of the explanations you might hear on any day in room 11. It is about diabetes, what it is and why we go on about it. One of the problems about diabetes is that there is … Continue reading

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The Sleep Rule

It’s what I base my practice on. It’s really important. It works for patients and doctors (and everyone else). And I made it up (with a bit of help). “If anyone will sleep better having taken the next step in … Continue reading

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Opening Lines

As anyone who has come to see Dr Charles will know, the first question you will hear from me is “What can I do for you?” It’s almost automatic, a security blanket of a question that comes out even when … Continue reading

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