Don't call me Doctor
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Don't call me Doctor

Behind the screens, stories of a hospital intern

About the Book

A collection of tales, following the progress of a hospital intern as he traverses the wards and emergency units of his two 'teaching' hospitals. The young doctor faces a range of eclectic emergencies, and has to deal with the foibles of patients, staff, and hospital systems. This exotic mix provides a rapid learning curve, along with some heart-warming, and heart-stopping, moments.

About the Author

Stuart Dwyer
Stuart Dwyer

Dr S W Dwyer is a medical practitioner and chief forensic medical officer in Grahamstown, South Africa. His first book, "Don't call me doctor" is a side-splitting memoir detailing his years of medical training and internships in Cape Town.

Table of Contents

  • Forethought
  • Consultant
  • Practitioner I
  • Rule One
  • Haemorrhage
  • Emergencies
  • Ghostling
  • Vanity
  • Resuscitation
  • Cursed
  • Intensive Care
  • Bereavement
  • Discomfort
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes

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