Just be glad you're not a GP in Bangladesh


A recent BMJ study highlighted the remarkable degree of international variation in how much time GPs spend with their patients.

In Pakistan, a patient with a laceration would barely have time to explain how it occurred, let alone have it sewn up.

Whereas in Scandinavia, by the time the consultation ends, the wound would have already healed by secondary intention.

Of the 67 countries studied, Australia ranks pretty much where you