... I DO tend to "put my money where my mouth is".
When I moved out of the Hersham area ... to Hanworth ... I
registered in a Local Surgery in Hampton Hill.
I went to see them ONCE ... when I'd caught a Chest Infection while
Eventually I ended up working at Sainsbury's, and my doctor came
through my checkout one day. I said hello, and she said "I have
to tell you I'm not your doctor any more. I'm having another baby,
and giving up practice". I said OK.
Working at Sainsbury's I met my friend Viv. She was registered with
a Surgery much nearer to where I was now living. So I asked her ...
next time she went to the Surgery ... to ask about me registering
She told me: "They said OK ... but you have to go in for a
I thought: "WTF??????????????".
So I didn't bother.
About this time I was becoming aware of all the Big Pharma SHYTE and
learning about Homeopathy.
So I was beginning to be glad I didn't bother.
A couple of years went by, and - over a Christmas Period - the phone
It was the Surgery.
A woman told me that I hadn't been for the medical, and that they'd
cancel me if I didn't turn up.
I said: "Oh wonderful ... yes please cancel me!"
She said: "But ... then you won't have a doctor"
I said: "Brilliant! Thanks very much! Goodbye" ... and
Since then I've never had a doctor.
(I don't know ... I'll cross that bridge when I come to it. I'm not
even sure I care. I'm out of Big Pharma's hands, and that's good
enough for me)