About the Author
Dr Peter Fermie MA, MB, BS, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG is an impressively qualified family doctor. His particular fields of interest are sports medicine, exercise, addictive behaviour, children's health and palliative care. Dr Pippa Keech MB, ChB, MRCGP is a family and hospital doctor with particular experience in emergency medicine. She is also a regular contributor to a variety of publications. Dr Stephen Shepherd MB, ChB, MRCGP includes surgery, emergency medicine, primary health care and circulatory issues among his main areas of expertise. A practising family doctor, he has also written numerous health articles.