Loneliness forms part of the complex human condition and older people are especially prone to feeling lonely. No one escapes it, even if it is experienced rarely. Now research says that loneliness not only makes a person feel bad, but it can really harm us.
Doctor shopping has bad press. On one level, rightly so. But for people dissatisfied with their current general practitioner, finding a new doctor can be vital for their health and well-being.
Most of us stick with one general practitioner for years, probably without thinking much about what kind of health carer we really need.
I’ve opted out of the My Health Record (MHR). And, dare I say it? You should think about it, too. Continue reading