‘My son’s MRSA infection was almost missed due to discharge summary’: a GP’s story

Dr Gull Herzberg has described a personal story that underlines the importance of timely hospital communications.
Dr Gull Herzberg.

As a GP, Dr Gull Herzberg had been advocating for improved discharge summaries for decades when a “potentially devastating” experience involving his son strengthened his resolve. 

A few months ago, his 16-year-old was admitted to hospital to have a foot abscess incised and drained.