What the mighty pear tree taught me!

About 18 months ago I asked my husband to prune the enormous 30 foot William pear tree we had inherited at our new home.  Despite it being a good-looking tree, it did create quite a bit of shade on the lawn and worse than that, it tried very hard to kill us by...

Your website should say ‘Welcome’ right?

Well I don’t agree! Given that you have between 3-7 seconds to engage a person on your website before they zip off to the next option on their Google search, I think that the word Welcome is wasting time and not giving them any information. Websites have grown...

To close down or break down?

Working 10-13 hours per day and six days per week?  Feeling snowed under with paperwork, reports to GPs, book-keeping, family demands?  Wondering how you’ve gone from building a nice busy Practice to an out of control hamster wheel from hell?  Is your body starting to...

Are you threatening to punish your Patients?

Quite often I see Osteopaths, Dentists and the like displaying large notices on their walls and websites threatening to charge patients for not turning up for an appointment. This jars with me somewhat and personally I feel very uncomfortable about being treated like...