My medical failures and how I've learned from them (part 3)

GP shares past mishaps in the hope other doctors will take note and avoid making the same mistakes

In the final instalment of this three-part series, an Australian GP — whom Medical Observer has kept anonymous to protect the GP and their patients — recounts two more of their medical failures in the hope that sharing them will enhance the education of others, in the way it has for this GP over the years.


As the GP wrote previously: 'Errors, regrettable as they are, are part of the game. No practitioner is immune.' See