GP quizzed over 'stoic' patient's death

A Kangaroo Island GP’s decision not to transfer a patient with pneumonia and signs of multi-organ involvement to the mainland for urgent medical treatment has come under scrutiny in a coronial inquest.

Dr Johannes Steyn told the South Australian coroner Monday he was wrongly reassured that the patient was in better health than he really was when he left him to go fishing.

Dr Steyn was working at the