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The identity of C+D's long-running contributor remains a mystery, but his irreverent views are known by all. Tweet him @Xrayser

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Stood queuing at a national coffee chain the other day, I noticed a poster encouraging using its smartphone app to order your beverage in advance....
19/08/2019 0
“I just want to split a label for 70ml into two labels of 35ml!” I cried into the phone, my voice raised and echoing around the dispensary, while the...
06/08/2019 18
I hate it when I’m lied to. It happens with patients, it happens with company reps, but it’s worst of all when it happens with NHS England, which...
30/07/2019 6
Patient: “Alexa – I’ve woken up with a rash.” Alexa: “Urticaria – also known as hives, welts or nettle rash – is a raised, itchy rash. It may appear...
15/07/2019 5
I heard my receptionist say “the pharmacist will see you now” and shortly after there was a knock at my consultation room door. “Come in,” I called,...
10/07/2019 6
I don’t understand why the announcement of a locum pharmacist appearing on Love Island was met with such surprise and incredulity. It’s almost as if...
03/07/2019 0
Some jokes just write themselves, such as the time parliament was evacuated owing to a sewerage leak in 2015, or any time that Viagra comes up in...
07/05/2019 1
I read about the MPs that recently left their parties to form The Independent Group, which has since announced a list of core values. These include...
28/03/2019 2
Our wholesaler driver arrived smiling, usually a worrying sign. “I'm super speedy this afternoon,” he announced. “The personal digital assistant...
05/03/2019 17
Usually, I’m happy to get something for nothing, and “free” is my favourite price. But when it comes to professional services, there are several...
18/12/2018 2

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