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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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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
When I was little, I used to dream I had superpowers and could fly. Proper arms-outstretched, legs-back flying – so much so that I would sleep laid...
12/11/2018 2
The patient looked up at the pharmacist. “Your assistant said you wanted to talk to me about the prescriptions I’m collecting?” “Nothing to worry...
23/10/2018 4
Health secretary Matt Hancock told C+D this week that he’s in favour of the “French model” of pharmacy which, while delightfully enigmatic, has left...
05/10/2018 7
Despite a running joke between Mrs Xrayser and myself that she is “worth far more than rubies and pearls” to me, it’s hard to put a value on people,...
01/10/2018 2
A patient came in today and said: “Isn’t it annoying – after all this fine weather, the rain has come.” I thought: “No. For those of us working in...
15/08/2018 21
“Your local pharmacy is not simply a place to pick up your prescription.” I was in two minds when I read that quote from Rowlands managing director...
06/08/2018 1

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