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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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“Fear is a funny thing,” I thought the other day, stood at the top of a eight-foot high stepladder. Granted, eight feet isn’t very high, but that put...
07/11/2019 0
Everybody loves a hero. Whether it’s real life heroes seen commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Second World War parachute landings in Arnhem,...
23/10/2019 2
What sort of pharmacy do you own or work for? No, I’m not talking about multiple or independent, because recently I’ve been made aware of two other...
10/10/2019 4
The first time I was in a mental institution was at the age of 18. I’d left home to read pharmacy at a university in London and ended up in an...
26/09/2019 2
Before we moved into our current house we nearly bought a “gatekeeper’s lodge”, until we read the agent’s details more clearly and realised that,...
28/08/2019 14
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 5
“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 20
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

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