Thursday 7th June 1990   Morning  surgery 11.30

Today, we saw four tearful patients. The first was a lady whose periods had stopped. She could start crying at any time of the day or night. The second was a lady whose periods were too heavy. The third was a man whose knee was so painful that he wanted another sick note: Dr Lewis spotted those fake tears straight away. The fourth patient was a lady whose husband had died 4 weeks ago. Dr Lewis cried then and even I had to grit my teeth.

Four tearful patients.