BBC Breakfast's Dr Rosemary Leonard shares a collection of incredible true tales from her twenty years as a south London GP. 'Hello, this is the emergency services. Do you require fire, police or ambulance?' asked the female switchboard operator with brisk professionalism.
I thought fast. 'I actually need all three,' I answered . It's not every day that a home visit turns out to be an eco-protestor with appendicitis stuck up a tree.
But as Dr Rosemary shares in this book, it's all part of a day's work for a south London GP.
From an octogenarian nymphomaniac to a teenager in labour with a baby she didn't know about, when Dr Rosemary opens her surgery door she doesn't know who's going to walk in...