Don’t Give Up on Our NHS!

BY ANASTASIA CHOO Country Squire Magazine’s Anastasia Choo works in the NHS and is a proud supporter of Britain’s Health Service. Here she discusses why we should keep the NHS and suggests we all wake up to the reality that if we want a successful and effective healthcare service now and in the future we need to pay more, keep fit and waste less.  The new year … Continue reading Don’t Give Up on Our NHS!

Fire Breathing Dragons

BY ANASTASIA CHOO There is a stereotypical image of GP surgery receptionists being grim faced, fire-breathing dragons.  They often score poorly in NHS Patient Surveys. Patients complain that they find doctors’ receptionists obstructive, incompetent and unfriendly. In a recent Cancer Research UK survey based on 2000 patients, 4 out of 10 said they did not like being asked too many probing questions by non-clinical staff … Continue reading Fire Breathing Dragons