What I have learnt in a dozen years of writing about doctoring

On 28 April, 2008, I hit the publish button for the first time on A Country Doctor Writes. The post was called Cholesterol guidelines and the bachelor with platform shoes.

In the 12 years since then, I have hit the publish button 654 more times.

Thinking back over all those words and the years that have passed, I especially value my clinical vignettes and glimpses into other people’s way of dealing with their illnesses and circumstances.

I also notice how much I have written