Tag Archives: Christopher H. Cameron

Ivan

Christopher H. Cameron Kelso, United Kingdom   It was a time in general practice when doctors still visited patients for other than purely medical reasons. Back then, it was easy to forget why or when a particular visit had started or how it had mysteriously evolved into a regular one. “Chronic” was the often vaguely […]

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Christopher H. Cameron Kelso, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom   Cheviot Hills in early spring The call came at two o’clock from John, a far-flung hill farmer/patient, who sounded puzzled and alarmed. Two teenage girls had arrived at his door in distress and with a garbled tale. They and a third young girl had been dropped […]

Winter race against time

Christopher H. Cameron Kelso, Scotland, United Kingdom   Photography by David Blackwell The phone rang in my surgery as I was embarking on an insurance medical examination a few days before Christmas. The town outside was strangely quiet, with few vehicles moving owing to a heavy snowfall earlier in the evening. Knowing my receptionist would […]