The family doctor respectfully ceased in the middle of his observations.
"But, you know, there are always moral, spiritual causes at the back in these cases," the family doctor permitted himself to interpolate with a subtle smile.
"And how about a tour abroad?" asked the family doctor.
The family doctor listened attentively and respectfully.
New Government figures have revealed there are 104 vacancies for family doctors
in the Birmingham and the Black Country Strategic Health Authority area -down from 157 last year.
This week I've been talking to European GPs or family doctors
as they are often referred to in other countries.
As a family doctor
, I'd like to think you'd call your doctor's office or go to their after-hours clinic.
"This project will enable the family doctor
to follow his patients directly and continuously and highlight health education, especially in relation to genetic and non-communicable diseases."
Dubai: Around 41 per cent of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) residents go directly to a specialist when they fall ill rather than visit a general practitioner (GP), or family doctor
, a survey revealed.
Councillors for the area have said they are "deeply concerned" about any loss of services and are campaigning for the retention of family doctors
. Coun Stephen Lambert, chair of the Kenton Committee, said: "Ponteland Road Health Centre is a well-used and popular service which benefits local families, older residents and the disabled.
These family doctors
collectively care for 3,456,481 patients, the college estimated.
The research population was of 50 family doctors
, involved in the hospitalisation of the patients with psychological disorders from the medical centres of Iasi, Suceava, Botosani and Vaslui.