From health checks and health advice to help with smoking, drink, drugs, sexual and mental health.
Would you call out roadside recovery if you ran out of petrol? Of course not. It would take ages and wouldn't solve the problem anyway.
The GP, the local doctor, is the first point of contact when you are ill or want health advice.
'As easy as falling off a log' - legendary comedian (and former lumberjack) John Ryan tries Man MOT online chat to a GP.
I was an active, fit and healthy man.
I had had a history of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) so whenever I had stomach cramps I put it down to IBS. Either that, or doing too many sit-ups.
In December 2010, I had a cold. That wasn’t unusual. I worked in a hot kitchen. But this one just lingered on and eventually I went to the pharmacist to get some cough mixture.
I'm in my early forties and to find out that in the UK a man under the age of 75 dies every five minutes was a bit of a shock.