The goriest thing in medicine is Workers Comp

A frequent question doctors might be asked when socialising with non-healthcare professionals is: "What is the goriest thing you've ever seen?”

We all have different responses to this.

For me, one the goriest was seeing a dildo that had had its hard-plastic base cut into pieces, leaving jagged edges, firmly lodged inside a grandfather’s bleeding anus.

He had been up all-night partying with his toy boy.

I was never going to achieve anything significant, standing there as the surgical on call with