Creativity in medicine

She won the prize for her entry The Cat 4s, the story of a man triaged as a Category 4 patient in an emergency department because his only symptom was a severe headache – the same symptom and triage priority that six months earlier resulted in his wife dying in the same waiting room from a ruptured cerebral aneurysm.

Dr Yates, a medical educator at North Coast GP Training and a medico-legal presenter with MDA National, is a prolific writer and blogger. “Writing is an