BBC Breakfast's Dr Rosemary Leonard shares a collection of incredible true tales from her twenty years as a south London GP. 'Hello, this is the emergency services. Do you require fire, police or ambulance?' asked the female switchboard operator with brisk professionalism. I thought fast. 'I actually need all three,' I answered . It's not every day that a home visit turns out to be an eco-protestor with appendicitis stuck up a tree. But as Dr Rosemary shares in this book, it's all part of a day's work for a south London GP. From an octogenarian nymphomaniac to a teenager in labour with a baby she didn't know about, when Dr Rosemary opens her surgery door she doesn't know who's going to walk in...
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Rosemary Leonard
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Imprint: Headline Book Publishing
Dimensions: Width: 13.70cm , Height: 2.30cm , Length: 21.50cm
ISBN 10: 0755362055
Publication Date: 16 August 2012
Audience: General/trade , General
Publisher's Status: Active
Availability: To order
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'a riveting read' -- Daily Express 20120807 'She has a breezy, confident style that makes this an entertaining glimpse into the sharp end of medicine.' -- The Lady 20120810 'Funny, heartwarming - and you can skip the gory bits.' -- Yours Magazine 20120821 '[A] funny and heartwarming collection of anecdotes' -- Inside Soap 20120821 'Warm, humorous' -- Choice 20120821
Dr Rosemary Leonard is the resident doctor on BBC Breakfast, and also writes for the Daily Express, Woman and Home magazine and Tesco Healthy Living magazine. She has presented TV series for BBC, Sky and Living. Rosemary is still very much a practising doctor, working as a part-time GP partner in a busy south London surgery, where she has a special interest in women's health. She was awarded an MBE in 2004 for her services to healthcare.
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