From the diary of a novice physician

David Isaacs, Stephen Isaacs and Dominic A Fitzgerald
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb01491.x
Published online: 3 December 2007

Today I realised that the aim of travelling to work is survival. I need to arrive at work fighting fit and raring to save lives.

  • David Isaacs1
  • Stephen Isaacs2
  • Dominic A Fitzgerald1

  • 1 The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Waltham Forest Child and Family Consultation Service, London, UK.



We thank Henry Kilham, Senior Staff Specialist and Head of General Medicine at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, for the illustrations.


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