GPs? Rude, dishonest and hard to understand: Patients" verdict as complaints rise by 24%

GPs Rude, dishonest and hard to understand: Patients' verdict as complaints rise by 24% Complaints have soared by 69% in three yearsOlder male doctors were most likely to be the subject of complaints Female doctors may soon outnumber men, which could lead to more working part-time when raising families | UPDATED: 08:28 GMT, 18 September 2012 Complaints against doctors have hit a record high with patients increasingly saying they are being ignored, shown no respect or lied to.

An “A-level” in cod liver oil: Holland & Barrett to offer staff chance to take exam in vitamins and supplements

An 'A-level' in cod liver oil: Holland & Barrett to offer staff chance to take exam in vitamins and supplements | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 17 April 2012 Shop assistants will be able to achieve the equivalent of an A-level on the high street by learning about vitamins and health supplements, it was revealed today.