Time for GPs to stand up for themselves

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m guessing you’re reasonably up to speed on the dangers of prolonged sitting.

As a medical journalist, I’m all over it. But this knowledge isn’t particularly helpful in a sedentary job.

Barely a week goes by when some study doesn’t come across my desk warning of the dangers of sitting, with evidence showing it increases our risk of CVD, cancer, diabetes and, of course, obesity.

Moving with the times, some employers are starting to introduce simple preventive health measures such as standing desks, standing