- Author: Phil Hammond
- Publisher: Black & White Publishing
- ISBN: 9781845025120
- Page: 272
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There's a medical acronym, the TUBE, or 'totally unnecessary breast examination'. Something doctors might laugh about in the mess but you hope they wouldn't do it. When we filmed the highly successful BBC2 series Trust Me, ...
The world is full of TV doctors, but only Dr Phil has appeared on Have I Got News For You seven times and Countdown nineteen times, a true mark of greatness (whatever Lord Winston says). He is also Private Eye's medical correspondent and possibly the only comic to have appeared at a Public Inquiry. Dr Phil (46, Capricorn) has worked in the NHS for twenty years but only used it twice. He takes no drugs (apart from Australian Shiraz) and has never knowingly been Rolfed. So how does he remain so healthy? And what sort of Doctor is he? Here, at last, are transcripts of his most life-enhancing consultations and comedy, including 89 Minutes to Save the NHS. 'One of the most entertainingly subversive people on the planet' The Guardian 'Great to have a pint with but you wouldn't want him as your doctor' The Times