Dealing with your first death as a GP

Handling the death of a patient as a GP can be a very different experience to dealing with death while on hospital rotations. Medical Protection's Dr Ewen Ross explains the challenges this can present.

by Dr Ewen Ross
The patient's family are likely to require increased support at this difficult time (Photo: iStock)
The patient's family are likely to require increased support at this difficult time (Photo: iStock)

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