Writing about health and humour - what could go wrong?

Dr Roger Smith decided to combine two loves: preventive health and a few laughs

DOCTORS OF AUSTRALIA: Dr Roger Smith started off writing humour articles for Medical Observer and has just published his first book.

Dr Roger Smith
Dr Roger Smith. Photo: Josie Hayden

Patients say the most amazingly funny things. That’s why I started thinking about writing a book with all of these humorous stories in it.

The idea actually started with Medical