Terminally ill doctor turns author

A third-year elderly medicine registrar with terminal cancer has urged GPs to read a book she wrote about her experiences on the receiving end of healthcare.

Dr Kate Granger: the author of The Other Side (Photograph: Author Image)
Dr Kate Granger: the author of The Other Side (Photograph: Author Image)

Dr Kate Granger, a 30-year-old Wakefield doctor, has been diagnosed with a terminal form of sarcoma. Despite the diagnosis, she has returned to work at Pinderfields Hospital, Yorkshire.

'I am still a practising clinician despite everything,' she said. Dr Granger said her book, The Other Side, 'gives a valuable insight into looking after medically trained patients' and helps doctors see patients' point of view.

Proceeds from the book go to the Yorkshire Cancer Centre. Visit theothersidestory.co.uk for details.

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