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Doctor, Doctor

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


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Dr Rosemary Leonard is one of the country's best-known doctors. She trained in medicine at Cambridge University and St Thomas Hospital Medical School. 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. Rosemary lives with her husband and two sons and enjoys gardening, skiing, hiking and sailing. This is her second book.


'Warm, humorous' * Choice * '[A] funny and heartwarming collection of anecdotes' * Inside Soap * 'Funny, heartwarming - and you can skip the gory bits.' * Yours Magazine * 'She has a breezy, confident style that makes this an entertaining glimpse into the sharp end of medicine.' * The Lady * 'a riveting read' * Daily Express *

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