«EVERY DOCTOR IS trailed by ghosts. One of my youngest was a 7-year-old boy I’ll call Oliver. He had an upset stomach, and his mother booked an early morning appointment with their family doctor so that he could still make it in time for class. He seemed to have a routine tummy bug, but something about Oliver’s appearance made his family doctor call the hospital where I was working at the time. He asked if we could monitor the boy for a few hours. We found him a bed.»

Article written by  NEIL SINGH