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Stories from Emergency – Alfred

Working in an emergency department is never boring.  It is a fast paced and demanding job.  Emergency departments deal with almost anything, from mild ailments to life threatening illness.  Here are their stories. (Some details have been changed to protect patient identity) Alfred Alfred is a 45 year old man who is in reasonable health.  He is happily married

Get out of my Emergency Department

It is not uncommon to hear about the abuse of doctors and nurses in emergency departments around the world.  You have a group of professionals whose primary role is to help people and they are subjected to both verbal and physical abuse. In my time working in emergency departments I encountered this type of abuse.  This did not only