The one who is difficult to like

In another case study from our heart sink series, rural GP Dr Vivienne Tedeschi relays a frustrating tale.

I LIKE most of my patients. Bob, however, is difficult to like. A more opinionated human being I have never met – apart from his wife, Cecily.

They invariably present together in all their enthusiasm. They take the opportunity to discuss their infinite complaints, proselytise on reasons for the world’s ills and argue loudly with