The Heathrow Doctor: The Highs and Lows of Life as a Doctor at Heathrow Airport Paperback – 13 Jun. 2019

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An exhilarating insight into the life of a doctor at Heathrow Airport, where the truth is often stranger than fiction.For over a decade, Stephanie Green was a doctor on-call for one of the world’s busiest airports, confronting dramatic, bizarre and sometimes heart-breaking situations. During her 24-hour shifts at Heathrow, Dr Green had to be ready for anything: from finding an abandoned suitcase leaking blood onto the carousel, to discovering a man smuggling heroin in a corset.It’s a job that brought her into contact with all walks of life; her patients included drug mules and fugitives, schizophrenics and stowaways, refugees and tourists. And with the threats of a nerve agent poisoning or a Level Four viral epidemic always in the back of her mind, Dr Green found herself on the frontline where the decisions are made about who – or what – was allowed to leave the airport’s borders.FLIGHT RISK reveals the thrilling drama that takes place behind-the-scenes of an airport and what is needed to make critical decisions in this hidden no-man’s land of geopolitics, terror, tragedy and medicine.

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An exhilarating insight into the life of a doctor at Heathrow Airport, where the truth is often stranger than fiction.For over a decade, Stephanie Green was a doctor on-call for one of the world’s busiest airports, confronting dramatic, bizarre and sometimes heart-breaking situations. During her 24-hour shifts at Heathrow, Dr Green had to be ready for anything: from finding an abandoned suitcase leaking blood onto the carousel, to discovering a man smuggling heroin in a corset.It’s a job that brought her into contact with all walks of life; her patients included drug mules and fugitives, schizophrenics and stowaways, refugees and tourists. And with the threats of a nerve agent poisoning or a Level Four viral epidemic always in the back of her mind, Dr Green found herself on the frontline where the decisions are made about who – or what – was allowed to leave the airport’s borders.FLIGHT RISK reveals the thrilling drama that takes place behind-the-scenes of an airport and what is needed to make critical decisions in this hidden no-man’s land of geopolitics, terror, tragedy and medicine.

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