Your cart

Close

Total AUD

Checkout

Imprint

  • Headline
  • Headline

Doctor, Doctor: Incredible True Tales From a GP's Surgery

Dr Rosemary Leonard

8 Reviews

Rated 0

Autobiography: general, Prose: non-fiction, Family & health

Dr Rosemary Leonard shares her incredible stories from a 25-year career as a 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...

Read More Read Less

Praise for Doctor, Doctor: Incredible True Tales From a GP's Surgery

  • a riveting read - Daily Express

  • She has a breezy, confident style that makes this an entertaining glimpse into the sharp end of medicine. - The Lady

  • Funny, heartwarming - and you can skip the gory bits. - Yours Magazine

  • [A] funny and heartwarming collection of anecdotes - Inside Soap

  • Warm, humorous - Choice

  • a riveting read - Daily Express

  • She has a breezy, confident style that makes this an entertaining glimpse into the sharp end of medicine. - The Lady

  • Funny, heartwarming - and you can skip the gory bits. - Yours Magazine

Read More Read Less

Dr Rosemary Leonard

Dr Rosemary Leonard is one of the country's best-known doctors. She is the resident doctor on BBC Breakfast, and also writes for the Daily Express and S magazine, and is the medical editor for both Woman and Home and Tesco Healthy Living.
Although she is a regular broadcaster, 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 trained in medicine at Cambridge University and St Thomas Hospital Medical School. She has been the GP representative on the Committee on Safety of Medicines, is now a member of the Human Genetics Commission and also on the Board of the Health Protection Agency. In 2004 Rosemary was awarded an MBE for her services to healthcare.
Rosemary lives with her husband and two sons and enjoys gardening, skiing, hiking and sailing. This is her second book.

This website uses cookies. Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more and learn how to manage your cookie choices here.Close cookie policy overlay