Welcome to Doctors Anonymous. Each episode an anonymous health care professional shares their most memorable stories – from the highs to the lows. To maintain patient-doctor confidentiality, we have disguised the identities of patients and altered the details, while still remaining true to the spirit of each story.
Episode 5: The Doctor Becomes The Patient
A doctor describes her experience of being a patient in a large tertiary hospital and the problems with "broken telephones"
Episode 4: Anchor Up, Set Sail
The power of cognitive biases in Medicine and the power of that "gut feeling"
To Treat Or Not To Treat
A medical registrar discusses profound themes from two intriguing cases - end of life care, withdrawing care, pursuing active investigations and the interaction of culture and ethics in our medical decision making
Gotta Catch 'Em All!
A pharmacist from a large tertiary hospital explains why we need to Catch 'Em All! What do I mean? Have a listen.
Episode 1: Death and Kittens
A resident medical officer presents two interesting cases that revolve around the themes of death and interestingly enough... kittens.