A doctor named Harold Shipman was a doctor in the UK responsible for 15 deaths officially, but further investigations revealed he may have killed up to 250 people. Shipman was given 15 life sentences.
In 1986, a woman who sought psychiatric help discovered memories of being in a satanic cult where she was forcibly raped, had to eat babies and as a consequence developed 120 different personalities to cope. The memories were later found to be false and the therapist was sued.
An Italian brain surgeon had a heart attack in the middle of an operation. He powered through it when he realized his patient would never recover if he stopped.
Sloppy medical handwriting kills more than 7,000 people every year.
Germany has the world’s oldest universal health care system, dating back to Otto von Bismarck’s Social legislation in 1883.